Two local baseball players topped their respective all league lists as most valuable players for the 2014 season.
Tracy High senior Braeden Oki, the Bulldogs’ center fielder and leadoff batter, is the San Joaquin Athletic Association MVP after he and the Bulldogs won the SJAA title and finished the season among the top four teams in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I South.
Oki led the Bulldog offense with a .526 batting average over 30 games. He also led the team in base hits (51) and was the SJAA leader in stolen bases (21).
The SJAA also picked Tracy High coach Vic Alkire as coach of the year after he led the Bulldogs to a third consecutive league title with a 22-9 record, 12-3 in the SJAA. Alkire also logged his 300th win as Tracy High’s head coach, finishing his 21st season as Bulldog coach with a 331-224 record.
Millennium High senior pitcher and catcher Manjot Atwal is the Central California Athletic Alliance MVP. He and the Falcons went undefeated in the CCAA to win the league title. Atwal was the Falcons’ starting pitcher in 13 of his 25 games and finished with a 10-2 record and a 2.52 earned run average. He threw five shutouts, including two no-hitters, and led the CCAA in strikeouts with 88 in 77 2/3 innings. He also batted .488, with 42 base hits, and led the CCAA in runs batted in (40).
Tracy High (22-9, 12-3 San Joaquin Athletic Association)
Braeden Oki, senior, most valuable player
Vic Alkire, coach of the year
Anthony Nunez, senior, first-team catcher
Jacob George, junior, first-team infield
Jacob Alvarado, junior, first-team outfield
Brett Mansell, sophomore, second-team pitcher
Dustin Dibble, senior, second-team infield
Aaron Denholm, senior, second-team infield
Chandlyr Metal, freshman, honorable mention
Noah Denoyer, sophomore, honorable mention
Robbie Ramirez, junior, honorable mention
Thomas Greely, sophomore, honorable mention
Millennium High (21-4, 10-0 Central California Athletic Alliance)
Manjot Atwal, senior, most valuable player
Spencer Blackwell, senior, first-team infield
Eddie Diaz, junior, second-team infield
Giacomo Oliveri, senior, second-team infield
Raymond Dela Rosa, senior, second-team outfield
R.J. McKee, senior, honorable mention
West High (10-14, 6-4 Tri-City Athletic League)
Jose Hernandez, junior, first-team infield
Jacob Rebar, sophomore, first-team outfield
Jack Kelley, junior, second-team infield
Carter Nott, junior, honorable mention
Mitch Cowles, senior, honorable mention
Kimball High (6-17, 4-10 Valley Oak League)
Ryan King, first-team outfield
Nate Hendricks, second-team outfield
Trevor Trew, honorable mention
Brennan Bowman, honorable mention
Dylan Davis, honorable mention
Delta Charter High (7-6, 6-2 Mountain Valley League)
Oliver Messier, senior, first team
Justin Rudnick, senior, first team
Andrew Silva, senior, first team
Tommy DeAnda, sophomore, first team
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