Riley Smith collected four hits, helping the Alpine Cowboys (4-1) to an 8-5 victory over the Las Cruces Vaqueros (0-4) on Sunday at Apodoca Park.He singled in the third, fifth, seventh, and eighth innings.
Steven Johnson pitched lights out for the Alpine Cowboys. The Las Cruces Vaqueros managed just one hit off of the the Alpine Cowboys pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his two innings of work.
Casey Collins held the Alpine Cowboys scoreless for six innings. Collins allowed seven hits, one walk and struck out three.
Kyle Cross (0-1) was the games losing pitcher. He lasted just two innings, walked none, struck out two, and allowed four runs.