Fans were treated to a high-scoring affair Tuesday as the Alpine Cowboys (23-17) outscored the Las Cruces Vaqueros (11-29) 17-10.
The teams totaled 27 hits in the game.
Seven runs in the opening three innings allowed the Alpine Cowboys to easily put away the Las Cruces Vaqueros. An RBI double by Derrick Fox in the first inning and a two-run error, a sacrifice fly by Colin Forgey, and a two-run double by Daniel Aldrich during the second inning helped the Alpine Cowboys put some runs on the board early.
Even in defeat, Jake Taylor played well for the Las Cruces Vaqueros.
Taylor racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Las Cruces Vaqueros. He homered in the seventh inning.
The Alpine Cowboys couldnt get anything going as long as Taylor was pitching. Taylor held the Alpine Cowboys hitless over one inning, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out one.
Fox racked up five RBIs on five hits for the Alpine Cowboys.
Robert Silky recorded his second win of the year for the Alpine Cowboys. Silky struck out one, walked none and gave up one hit.
Tyler Lequire couldnt get it done on the bump for the Las Cruces Vaqueros, taking a loss. He allowed six runs in two innings, walked one and struck out two.