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)

Softball stats leaders, April 1: No joke, Gose, Bertuccio region's top performers

James Burns
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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 31.

Hitting

Batting Average (minimum of 25 plate appearances): Kali Gose (Hughson), .660; Morgan McDearmid (Bret Harte), .652; Karlee Juarez (Bret Harte), .650; Julianna Lassiter (Weston Ranch), .629; Marissa Bertuccio (Golden Valley), .625; Carolyn Dallimore (Patterson), .619; Sheridan Gulley (Davis), .611; Lexie Webb (Oakdale), .611; Elizabeth Thomas (Ripon Christian), .606; Morgan Babbit (Hughson), .600.

Hits: Kali Gose (Hughson), 31; Katie Thornsberry (Hughson), 26; Yosselin Castillo (Pacheco), 25; Vanessa Langan (Hughson), 25; Kiya Smith (Mariposa), 23; Sam Matlock (Mariposa), 22; Julianna Lassiter (Weston Ranch), 22; Sheree White (Weston Ranch), 22; Kai DeLeon (Pitman), 22; Sheridan Gulley (Davis), 22; Lexie Webb (Oakdale), 22; Caitlyn Cole (Stone Ridge Christian), 21; Amber Aguilar (Los Banos), 21; Hollee Travao (Modesto), 21; Alexis Parra (Pacheco), 20; Elizabeth Thomas (Ripon Christian), 20; Marissa Bertuccio (Golden Valley), 20.

Home Runs: Kiya Smith (Mariposa), 5; Lexie Webb (Oakdale), 5; Delihla Garcia (Patterson), 5; Carolyn Dallimore (Patterson), 5; Harleigh Braswell (Amador), 4; Katie Aragona (Los Banos), 3; Hollee Travao (Modesto), 3; Los Volfi (Downey), 3; Kaylee MacDannald (Manteca), 3; Elizabeth Thomas (Ripon Christian), 3; Chloe Wong (Enochs), 3.

Runs Batted In: Julianna Lassiter (Weston Ranch), 33; Elizabeth Thomas (Ripon Christian), 27; Kristyn Dexter (Big Valley Christian), 26; Kali Gose (Hughson), 24; Kiya Smith (Mariposa), 23; Lexie Webb (Oakdale), 21; Sheridan Gulley (Davis), 21; Katie Aragona (Los Banos), 20.

Stolen Bases: Yosselin Castillo (Pacheco), 32; Alexis Parra (Pacheco), 25; Cassidy Kuden (Gustine), 21; Karlee Juarez (Bret Harte), 14; Sara Garcia (Pacheco), 13; Caitlyn Cole (Stone Ridge Christian), 13.

Pitching

Earned Run Average (minimum of 35 innings pitched): Marissa Bertuccio (Golden Valley), 0.11; Lexie Webb (Oakdale), 0.15; Shelby Frutoz (Turlock), 0.55; Raquel Chaidez (Enochs), 0.55; Maikyla Nelson (Gregori), 1.07; Brooklyn Hefferman (Ceres), 1.20; Emma Eastman (Stone Ridge Christian), 1.62; Emma Hicks (Pacheco), 1.97.

Wins: Marissa Bertuccio (Golden Valley), 10; Tawni McCarty (Waterford), 10; Emma Hicks (Pacheco), 9; Lexie Webb (Oakdale), 8; Leila Ruiz (Davis), 8; Shelby Frutoz (Turlock), 7; Raquel Chaidez (Enochs), 6; Madison de Graaf (Ripon Christian), 6.

Strikeouts: Marissa Bertuccio (Golden Valley), 131; Tawni McCarty (Waterford), 117; Shelby Frutoz (Turlock), 114;Lexie Webb (Oakdale), 95; Arabella Strach (Escalon), 71; Emma Hicks (Pacheco), 70; Trisha McCleskey (Merced), 67.

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