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Jimtown’s Evan Oblinger gets instructions on the signs from coach Javier Jimenez as John Glenn’s first baseman Justin Gierlowski looks on. The Jimtown Jimmies took on conference foe The John Glenn Falcons Wednesday evening at the Jimmies Booster Field May 8, 2013. ¬ (Truth Photo By Larry Tebo, File) (AP)

Judah Zickafoose (15), Westview High School, November 2011 (Truth Photo By Delayna Earley, File) (AP)
Tully, Stayton, Zickafoose tops in multiple stat categories
Posted on July 11, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on July 11, 2013 at 2:27 p.m.

Elkhart Central senior Tanner Tully wound up leading The Elkhart Truth in four statistical baseball categories for the 2013 high school season.

Tully, an Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star and Hoosier Diamond Mr. Baseball, scored 47 runs and, as a pitcher, posted 10 wins (tying Fairfield senior Brad Lantz) with an 0.30 earned run average and 120 strikeouts.

Elkhart Christian senior Caleb Stayton, also an IHSBCA All-Star, paced the area in three offensive categories — average (.585), runs batted in (50) and doubles (19).

Westview junior Judah Zickafoose clubbed an area-best 11 home runs and five triples (tying Elkhart Central senior Matt Eppers).

Jimtown senior Eric Oblinger led the area in stolen bases (33).

Memorial junior Brock Herman was tops in pitching saves (4).

Area Leaders

Batting

Average (50 AB minimum): Caleb Stayton (ECA) .585, Judah Zickafoose (Wv) .506, Blake Cleveland (NW) .500, Tanner Tully (Ce) .495, Brock Logan (Nr) .481, Tanner Watson (ECA) .474, Tony Zook (Ff) .472, Mason Eldridge (Co) .468, Jordan Hochstetler (Ff) .457, Nick Floyd (Ji) .449, Casey Ianigro (Ce) .444, Cory Malcom (Ce) .444, Evan Oblinger (Ji) .442, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) .425, Nick DeFreese (Co) .424, Shannon Baker (Nr) .423, Stephen Pinarski (Co) .417, Kenny Bearss (ECA) .410, Blake Fry (Nr) .409, Reece Misura (Co) .400, Austin Christner (Ff) .395, Hunter Christner (Wv) .380, Matt Eppers (Ce) .362, Jamar Weaver (Wv) .376, Chris Como (Penn) .373, Steven Smallwood (Penn) .368, Cole Harlacher (Penn) .359, Chris Pluta (Penn) .358, Derrick Sorenson (Waw) .351, Ben Hunley (Ff) .349, Kaleb DeFreese (Ce) .347, Jacob McCown (ECA) .342, Daniel Asbury (Me) .341, Austin McArt (Ce) .341, Austin Moniot (Nr) .341, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) .340, Jesse Zepeda (Ce) .339, Hunter Lane (NW) .337, Jake Berkey (Wv) .333, Cain Crowley (Co) .333, Nate Hare (Waw) .333, Damon Miller (Wv) .333, Joel Miller (BC) .333, Dakota Simon (Co) .333.

Home Runs: Judah Zickafoose (Wv) 11, Caleb Stayton (ECA) 10, Tanner Tully (Ce) 10, Shannon Baker (Nr) 7, Brock Logan (Nr) 7, Evan Oblinger (Ji) 6, Tanner Watson (ECA) 5, Blake Cleveland (NW) 4, Austin Christner (Ff) 3, Matt Eppers (Ce) 3, Cole Gaugler (Ji) 3, Michael Hobbs (Ji) 3, Cory Malcom (Ce) 3, Dakota Simon (Co) 3, Robert Asbury (Me) 2, Duncan Boone (Co) 2, Mason Eldridge (Co) 2, Chad Ervin (NW) 2, Nick Floyd (Ji) 2, Blake Fry (Nr) 2, Nate Hare (Waw) 2, Jeremy Hochstetler (Wv) 2, Casey Ianigro (Ce) 2, Josh Kelly (ECA) 2, Austin McArt (Ce) 2, Damon Miller (Wv) 2, Reece Misura (Co) 2, Austin Moniot (Nr) 2, Tony Zook (Ff) 2.

Triples: Matt Eppers (Ce) 5, Judah Zickafoose (Wv) 5, Nick DeFreese (Co) 4, Steve Smallwood (Penn) 4, Mason Eldridge (Co) 3, Mike Namisnak (Ce) 3, Garrett Scott (Ff) 3, Tanner Cleveland (NW) 2, Cole Gaugler (Ji) 2, Luke Harris (Go) 2, Casey Ianigro (Ce) 2, Hunter Lane (NW) 2, Taylor Miller (Co) 2, Evan Oblinger (Ji) 2.

Doubles: Caleb Stayton (ECA) 19, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) 12, Mason Eldridge (Co) 11, Jamar Weaver (Wv) 11, Daniel Asbury (Me) 10, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) 10, Blake Cleveland (NW) 10, Cory Malcom (Ce) 10, Tanner Tully (Ce) 10, Casey Ianigro (Ce) 9, Josh Kelly (ECA) 9, Matt Kotva (Co) 9, Brock Logan (Nr) 9, Tanner Watson (ECA) 9, Drew Anderson (Waw) 8, Chad Ervin (NW) 8, Blake Fry (Nr) 8, Hunter Lane (NW) 8.

Runs Batted In: Caleb Stayton (ECA) 50, Judah Zickafoose (Wv) 45, Brock Logan (Nr) 39, Shannon Baker (Nr) 37, Matt Eppers (Ce) 37, Casey Ianigro (Ce) 37, Josh Kelly (ECA) 33, Tanner Watson (ECA) 33, Tony Zook (Ff) 32, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) 31, Cory Malcom (Ce) 31, Tanner Tully (Ce) 30, Blake Cleveland (NW) 29, Austin Christner (Ff) 27, Nick DeFreese (Co) 27, Mason Eldridge (Co) 27, Kohle Christner (Wv) 26, Jordan Hochstetler (Ff) 26, Garrett Scott (Ff) 26, Nick Floyd (Ji) 25, Blake Fry (Nr) 23, Austin Moniot (Nr) 22, Dakota Simon (Co) 22, Jamar Weaver (Wv) 22, Chad Ervin (NW) 21, Hunter Lane (NW) 21, Austin McArt (Ce) 21, Robert Asbury (Me) 20, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) 20.

Runs Scored: Tanner Tully (Ce) 47, Evan Oblinger (Ji) 42, Caleb Stayton (ECA) 39, Tanner Watson (ECA) 39, Judah Zickafoose (Wv) 38, Jordan Hochstetler (Ff) 33, Cory Malcom (Ce) 33, Kenny Bearss (ECA) 32, Sam Troyer (Nr) 32, Shannon Baker (Nr) 31, Jamar Weaver (Wv) 31, Austin McArt (Ce) 30, Austin Moniot (Nr) 30, Kaleb DeFreese (Ce) 29, Jake Berkey (Wv) 28, Mason Eldridge (Co) 27, Austin Christner (Ff) 26, Casey Ianigro (Ce) 26, Zac Kropf (Ff) 26, Tony Zook (Ff) 26, Nick DeFreese (Co) 25, Matt Eppers (Ce) 25, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) 25, Steven Smallwood (Penn) 25, Ben Hunley (Ff) 24, Hunter Lane (NW) 24, Cain Crowley (Co) 23, Forrest Glogouski (Ff) 23, Kyle Mast (Ff) 23, Kyle McCoy (NW) 23, Taylor Miller (Co) 23, Blake Fry (Nr) 22, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) 21, Nick Floyd (Ji) 20, Bronson Metcalf (Ji) 20.

Stolen Bases: Evan Oblinger (Ji) 33, Matt Eppers (Ce) 21, Kenny Bearss (ECA) 19, Zac Kropf (Ff) 16, Kaleb DeFreese (Ce) 15, Steven Smallwood (Penn) 14, Austin Henke (Go) 13, Cain Crowley (Co) 12, Deric Haynes (Go) 12, Casey Ianigro (Ce) 12, Drew Anderson (Waw) 11, Tyler VanArsdale (ECA) 11, Garrett Scott (Ff) 10, Judah Zickafoose (Wv) 10.

Pitching

Wins: Brad Lantz (Ff) 10, Tanner Tully (Ce) 10, Cory Malcom (Ce) 9, Blake Fry (Nr) 8, Tommy Klem (NW) 8, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) 7, Chad Whitmer (Penn) 7, Nick Floyd (Ji) 6, Shannon Baker (Nr) 5, Austin Moniot (Nr) 5, Caleb Stayton (ECA) 5, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) 4, Tanner DuComb (ECA) 4, Cameron Glaze (Penn) 4, Brad Hayes (ECA) 4, Deric Haynes (Go) 4, Jordan Hochstetler (Ff) 4, Brandon Kay (Ji) 4, Kyle McCoy (NW) 4, Damon Miller (Wv) 4, Jorge Pizana (Go) 4, Jake Stauffer (Co) 4, Dalton Teitsma (Penn) 4, Jamar Weaver (Wv) 4, Scottie Clark (Me) 3, Cain Crowley (Co) 3, Reece Misura (Co) 3, Drew Overmyer (ECA) 3, Stephen Pinarski (Co) 3, Sam Troyer (Nr) 3, Tanner Watson (ECA) 3, Jduah Zickafoose (Wv) 3.

Saves: Brock Herman (Me) 4, Tanner DuComb (ECA) 3, Caleb Stayton (ECA) 3, Drew Overmyer (ECA) 2.

Earned Run Average (33 IP minimum): Tanner Tully (Ce) 0.30, Caleb Stayton (ECA) 0.54, Cory Malcom (Ce) 0.56, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) 1.21, Tommy Klem (NW) 1.33, Stephen Pinarski (Co) 1.42, Nick Floyd (Ji) 1.48, Cameron Glaze (Penn) 1.89, Chad Whitmer (Penn) 1.93, Blake Fry (Nr) 2.43, Brad Lantz (Ff) 2.45, Jake Jesse (Go) 2.47, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) 2.61, Sam Troyer (Nr) 2.69, Dalton Teitsma (Penn) 2.74.

Strikeouts: Tanner Tully (Ce) 120, Cory Malcom (Ce) 89, Tommy Klem (NW) 80, Caleb Stayton (ECA) 71, Riley Futterknecht (Ce) 69, Brad Lantz (Ff) 50, Kyle McCoy 49, Nick Floyd (Ji) 48, Tarrin Beachy (Wv) 44, Jake Tucker (Me) 44, Jamar Weaver (Wv) 44, Stephen Pinarski (Co) 43, Chad Whitmer (Penn) 43, Blake Fry (Nr) 39, Brandon Kay (Ji) 38.

Final records: Central 32-1, Northridge 23-4, Elkhart Christian 21-8, Penn 21-9, Fairfield 19-4, Concord 18-7, Jimtown 17-8, NorthWood 17-8, Westview 17-8, Marian 14-13, Goshen 11-17, Memorial 7-24, Wawasee 4-21, Bethany Christian 3-17.

Note: Stats based on those provided by area coaches.