8/6/2012-Steve Rinaudo hit a three inside the park home run that ricocheted off of the Brick Wall in Alpine. Trevor Whyte hit a three run homer in the 9th to break the game open. Whyte also scored four runs. Nacho Ochoa went 2-3 for Alpine with 2 doubles. Chris Welborn did not get out the 2nd inning allowing 8 runs on 7 hits. The Las Cruces Vaqueros beat the Alpine Cowboys 12-5 to send the series to game three. The Vaqueros got a solid start from Chris Peacock which pitch 7 2/3 innings allowing only 4 runs. Alfonso Cardenas struck out the side in the 9th to end the game for the Vaqueros.