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Early lead not enough for the Roswell Invaders drop 3-2 decision to the Alpine Cowboys


The Roswell Invaders (1-2) built an early edge on Saturday, but the Alpine Cowboys (2-1) roared back to steal a 3-2 victory at Kokernot Field.

While the Roswell Invaders led until the eighth inning, the Alpine Cowboys worked their way back and took the lead on an error.

Daniel Thorpe pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, seven hits and no walks while striking out four.

Carlos Valdez racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Roswell Invaders. He singled in the first and third innings.

Chris Rogers improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Alpine Cowboys. Rogers struck out one, walked none and gave up one hit.

Corey Lathram-Skillman (0-1) took the loss for the Roswell Invaders. He lasted just one-third of an inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.
 R   H   E 
ROS    2   8   2 
ALP    3   8   2