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The White Sands Pupfish take out the Las Cruces Vaqueros with help from Charkowsky 10-6


Will Charkowsky had three RBIs, sparking the White Sands Pupfish (2-0) to a 10-6 victory over the Las Cruces Vaqueros (0-2) on Wednesday at Griggs Park.

He singled in the second and fourth innings and tripled in the seventh inning.

Alex Embler had an impressive outing against the Las Cruces Vaqueros lineup. The Las Cruces Vaqueros managed just two hits off of Embler, who allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out four during his four innings of work.

A bright spot for the Las Cruces Vaqueros in the defeat was James Taylor, who allowed only three runs while striking out 11.

Rigoberto Michael boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 4-4 day at the plate to pace the Las Cruces Vaqueros. He singled in the first, second, sixth, and eighth innings.

Guadalupe Barrera was charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in two innings, walked one and struck out four.