The Alpine Cowboys (14-11) and the White Sands Pupfish (14-11) both had scoring chances on Sunday, but it was the Alpine Cowboys that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 3-2 win at Kokernot Field.
Joe McCarty was effective even in defeat, mowing down five the Alpine Cowboys batters and allowing three runs.
Kevin Klaess recorded his second win of the year for the Alpine Cowboys. He allowed two runs over four innings. Klaess struck out three, walked three and gave up four hits.
McCarty (2-1) was the games losing pitcher.