Tyler Heck collected three hits, sparking the Alpine Cowboys (5-1) to an 8-6 victory over the Douglas Diablos (2-3) on Monday at Warren. He singled in the third and sixth innings and homered in the ninth inning.
A bright spot for the Douglas Diablos in the defeat was Ryan Pitt, who allowed only two runs while striking out six.
Malquiel Brito racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Douglas Diablos. He singled in the third inning and tripled in the fifth inning.
Ryan Rogers improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Alpine Cowboys. He struck out three, walked two and surrendered one hit.
Derek Voigt (0-1) took the loss for the Douglas Diablos. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out three, and allowed two runs.