Turlock defensive end Devin Bradley celebrates a stop by the Bulldogs' defense during a season-opening win over Freedom of Oakley on Aug. 23, 2019. The Bulldogs return home to face another Bulldog this Thursday -- Tracy High, its annual Dogbone rival. (Samantha Schmidt)

Baseball statistical leaders: Big Valley's Meyer tops in three categories

Joe Cortez
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Editor's note: The FrontRowPreps.com statistical leaders, presented by Joaquin Painting, will publish every Monday during the regular season. Only athletes who have statistics entered into MaxPreps will appear on the leaderboards. Statistics as of Sunday, March

Hitting

Batting Average: Tyler Meyer (Big Valley Christian) .592, Dillon Johnson (Modesto Christian) .562, Cole Gilbert (Escalon) .524, Treven Crown (Hilmar) .519, Jacob Vales (Mountain House) .514, Cole Carrigg (Turlock) .514, Lucca Dutra (Escalon) .500, Tyler Soderstrom (Turlock) .500, Marco Marcelino (Calaveras) .500, Tarak Davuluri (El Capitan) .500, Ryan Speer (Argonaut) .500.

Hits: Tyler Meyer (Big Valley Christian) 29, Jeremiah Langan (Hughson) 22, Cole Gilbert (Escalon) 22, Austin Cappas (Weston Ranch) 21, Thommy Brown (Big Valley Christian) 21, Alex Gouveia (Manteca) 20, Nathaniel Silva (Atwater) 20, Zach White (East Union) 20, Lucca Dutra (Escalon) 20, Liam Jones (Turlock Chrsitan) 20, Brian Haslam (Hughson) 20.

Home Runs: Cesar Avila (Livingston) 5, Brady Cardozo (Beyer) 3, Jacob Watson (Amador) 3, Alex Solis (Central Valley) 3.

Runs Batted In: Nolan Lingley (Ripon Christian) 22, Brian Haslam (Hughson) 21, Cole Gilbert (Escalon) 19, Tyler Meyer (Big Valley Christian) 18, Alex Gouveia (Manteca) 18, Lucca Dutra (Escalon) 18, Declan VanVuren (Ripon Christian) 18, Gus Gedney (Amador) 17, Thommy Brown (Big Valley Christian) 16, Michael Medinas (Mariposa) 16, Jacob Watson (Amador) 16, Amier Bowen (Weston Ranch) 15, Julien Natividad-Lopez (El Capitan) 15, Dale Fisher (Ripon Christian) 15.

Stolen Bases: Jacob Dominguez (Orestimba) 25, Michael Vivo (Waterford) 16, Declan VanVuren (Ripon Christian) 15, Clayton Moore (Calaveras) 14, Amier Bowen (Weston Ranch) 13, Jacob Weiss (Atwater) 12, Derek Avila (Hughson) 12, Caleb Terpsma (Ripon Christian) 12

Pitching 

Earned Run Average: Many players tied at 0.00

Wins: Leo Kari (Mariposa) 6, Seth Garza (Hughson) 5, Antonio Cortez (Buhach Colony) 4.

Strikeouts: Tyler Meyer (Big Valley Christian) 64, Leo Kari (Mariposa) 55, Tyler Mattershock (Sonora) 54, Andres De Leon (Mountain House) 48, Thommy Brown (Big Valley Christian) 43, Kade Morris (Pitman) 43, Antonio Cortez (Atwater) 40.