Both the Alpine Cowboys (31-15) and the Trinidad Triggers (21-18) put runners aboard on Thursday, but it was the Alpine Cowboys that were able to take advantage, pulling out a 5-4 win at Central Park.
Andrew Shoemaker brought the heat against the Trinidad Triggers during his outing. Shoemaker held the Trinidad Triggers hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.
Jake Summers racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Trinidad Triggers. He singled in the first inning and homered in the sixth inning.
Josh Cruse recorded his fifth win of the year for the Alpine Cowboys. He allowed four runs over five innings. Cruse struck out four, walked one and gave up 11 hits.
Alex Bos ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his third loss of the year. He lasted just five innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed five runs.