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The Roswell Invaders get on top of the Alpine Cowboys early but cant hang on in 6-4 loss


The Roswell Invaders (2-1) built an early edge on Friday, but the Alpine Cowboys (1-2) roared back to steal a 6-4 victory at Kokernot Field.

An RBI single by Brad Orosey gave the Alpine Cowboys the lead in the sixth inning.

Riley Smith was solid at the plate for the Alpine Cowboys. Smith went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the third and sixth innings.

Steven Johnson brought the heat against the Roswell Invaders during his outing. The Roswell Invaders managed just one hit off of Johnson, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three during his two innings of work.

The Roswell Invaders were led by Aaron Carmans hitting. Carman went 3-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He singled in the third, fifth, and seventh innings.

Orosey got the win, running his season record to 1-0. He allowed four runs over six innings. He struck out six, walked none and surrendered seven hits.

Lars Liguori (0-1) was the games losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked none and struck out five.
 R   H   E 
ROS    4   9   2 
ALP    6   12   2