The White Sands Pupfish (35-25) and the Las Cruces Vaqueros (17-44) both had scoring chances on Tuesday, but it was the White Sands Pupfish that were able to capitalize on them as they pulled out a 6-4 win at Apodoca Park.
The White Sands Pupfish were led by a flawless day at the dish by Wes Wallace, who went 3-3 against the Las Cruces Vaqueros pitching. He homered in the third inning and singled in the seventh and ninth innings.
The Las Cruces Vaqueros had no answer for Colbin McGwire, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. The Las Cruces Vaqueros managed just two hits off of McGwire, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out four during his two innings of work.
Despite the loss, the Las Cruces Vaqueros Kyle Cross dominated the White Sands Pupfishs batters, giving up three runs and striking out 10.
Anthony Pastrana improved to 4-1 on the year by picking up the win for the White Sands Pupfish. He allowed three runs over six innings. Pastrana struck out seven, walked three and gave up eight hits.
Anthony Pisano couldnt get it done on the rubber for the Las Cruces Vaqueros, taking a loss. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out two, and allowed three runs.