Cuesta College

College Roundup: Murillo pitches Cuesta to easy baseball win

San Luis Obispo High graduate David Murillo took a no-hitter into the eighth inning as the Cuesta College baseball team defeated Porterville 13-0 on Friday.

Murillo finished with eight strikeouts and gave up one hit in 7 1⁄3 innings.

Alex Detz led the Cougars (2-3) with three RBI on 2 of 5 hitting with one triple, and Cody Lavalli went 2 for 3 with two RBI.

Detz’s two-run triple came in the second inning when Cuesta scored 10 runs on three hits. Porterville starting pitcher Ryan Luna gave up three hits, hit one batter and walked four straight before Micah McCrillilis replaced him and hit a batter and issued a walk.

The Cougars outhit the Pirates 11-1 and led 11-0 after two innings.

The only Porterville hit of the game came in the eighth inning from Mitchell Villarreal, who singled off Murillo.

SOFTBALL

Portland State 9, Cal Poly 0; San Jose State 15, Cal Poly 3

The Mustangs lost their first two games of the season at the Kajakiwi Tournament at Arizona State.

In its first game, Cal Poly fell behind 4-0 after four innings. Portland State scored five more runs in the fifth to defeat the Mustangs by way of the eight-run mercy rule. Karmen Holladay launched a two-run home run for the Vikings to clinch the win.

Nora Sobczak led off the game for the Mustangs with a walk, but no other Cal Poly players reached base as the Mustangs were no-hit.The Mustangs’ Rebecca Patton pitched into the fifth inning, striking out one and giving up seven hits.

Portland State’s Anna Bertrand struck out seven in her five-inning no-hitter.

In its second game, Cal Poly lost again in five innings, giving up 11 runs in the fourth and fifth innings.

Kim Westlund hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to score the Mustangs’ first runs of the season.

TRACK AND FIELD

Hasay qualifies for NCAA meet

Former Mission Prep star and Oregon junior Jordan Hasay finished fourth in the women’s 5,000-meter run at the Husky Classic at the University of Washington and earned an automatic qualifier for the NCAA Indoor Championship in process.

Hasay set an indoor 5K personal record with her time of 15 minutes, 45.54 seconds, easily surpassing the NCAA qualifying standard of 15:55.

Oregon Track Club Elite’s Sally Kipyego, one of the world’s top long-distance runners, won the race in 15:15.41. Cal’s Deborah Maier was second in 15:29.24.

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