During the 2012 season, Dalton posted a 5.68 ERA, with 12.2 innings pitched. Douty is from Huntington Beach, California. He went to Edison High School where as a senior, Douty was dominant as he possessed a 6-0 record and 2.10 ERA. He set the school record by walking only five batters in 2011. Douty led Edison to three Sunset League Championships.