High school all-star pulls in sprawling baseball catch of the year in Pennsylvania

Cameron Smith
Prep Rally

Prep baseball all star games tend to get attention from MLB scouts and college baseball coaches and … not a whole lot of other people. The high school level of the sport doesn’t have quite the name recognition of prep football or basketball, leading to a general lack of exposure of even the best prospects on the board.

Of course, a lack of exposure hardly means a decrease in talent. Case in point: The remarkable grab you see in the video directly above.

As brought to Prep Rally's attention by Bob's Blitz, the player making that catch of a career is Terrence Turner-Blair, a rising senior at Baltimore (Md.) Northwestern High. Competing in the annual Big26 contest, a summer all-star contest between the best players in Maryland and Pennsylvania, Turner-Blair flat out robbed an unidentified Pennsylvania batter who had the sheer misfortune of drilling a deep fly to center in the absolute outer realm of where Turner-Blair could get to.

Make no mistake: Turner-Blair had to go all-out to reach the deep fly, too. The budding superstar went to full extension to get the ball in the lip of his glove, then somehow held on for a fantastic snow cone grab that got fans in Harrisburg, Pa. out of their seats.

Unsurprisingly, the catch was the standout play of the game, earning Turner-Blair Big26 MVP honors as a result. Whether he continues on to play professionally remains to be seen, but he’s already proving that he has the athleticism to eventually compete at that level.

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