Both the Alpine Cowboys (1-0) and the Roswell Invaders (0-1) put runners aboard on Wednesday, but it was the Alpine Cowboys that were able to take advantage, pulling out a 6-5 win at Kokernot Field.
Derrick Fox racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Alpine Cowboys. He singled in the third inning and homered in the fourth inning.
Josh Cruse baffled the Roswell Invaders, striking out six batters. Cruse allowed one earned run, four hits and no walks over five innings.
Danny Graver racked up four RBIs on two hits for the Roswell Invaders. He doubled in the third inning and homered in the sixth inning.
Steven Johnson got the win for the Alpine Cowboys. He allowed two runs over three innings. He struck out four, walked none and surrendered four hits.
Shane Simpkins was the games losing pitcher. He lasted just three innings, walked two, struck out four, and allowed one run.