The Las Cruces Vaqueros (7-20) blew out the Roswell Invaders (16-12) 8-1 on Tuesday at Joe Bauman Park after pouring on five runs in the second inning.
Nick Howell went a perfect 2-2 at the plate for the Las Cruces Vaqueros.
Michael Ormseth struck out nine hitters en route to the the Las Cruces Vaqueros win. Ormseth allowed one earned run, three hits and two walks over seven innings.
Steven Romero (2-2) took the loss for the Roswell Invaders. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked four, struck out one, and allowed five runs.