Blaylock was a 2016 Perfect Game West Region Honorable Mention recipient and was rated as the 11th best RHP and 24th best player in Nevada coming out of High School.
Last year for Southern Nevada, Blaylock was 9-4 in 16 starts with a 3.69 ERA in 75.2 IP. He gave up 57 hits, 37 runs, 31 earned runs, 22 walks, 62 strikeouts, and a .213 batting average against. He was a bit wild as he threw 10 wild pitches and hit 17 batters. He also completed 4 games and 1 shutout.