Berlo posts no-hitter in Channel League win

San Marcos pitcher Kristen Berlo did not allow a hit in seven innings on Tuesday.

Kristen Berlo and the San Marcos Royals allowed nothing but zeros to Santa Barbara on Tuesday as the junior pitcher no-hit the Dons in an 8-0 Channel League win for the Royals.

Berlo struck out a season-high 17 batters and walked one. The one walk was Santa Barbara’s only baserunner of the afternoon. Berlo helped herself out at the plate by going 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Stephanie Swann went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs. Hannah Johnson recorded an RBI in a 2-for-3 performance.

San Marcos held a 3-0 lead after four innings and went on to score five more runs in its final two team at-bats.

The Royals improve to 2-5 in Channel League play while the Dons fall to 1-5.


Santa Barbara – 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 0 4
San Marcos – 0 2 0 1 3 2 x – 8 8 0
SM: Berlo & Lopez SB: Ryan, Apostolopoulos & Castro
2B – SM: Swann 3B – SM: Berlo
WP – Berlo (7-8) LP – Ryan