The White Sands Pupfish (17-22) beat the Bisbee Blue (25-16) 7-2 on Tuesday at Alamogordo, NM _The Aquarium_ behind Yermin Mercedes, who had two extra base hits.
He homered in the first inning, singled in the second and sixth innings, and doubled in the eighth inning.
Daniel Aldrich had a hot bat for the Bisbee Blue. Aldrich went 2-4, drove in one and scored one run. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Casey Collins improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the White Sands Pupfish. He allowed two runs over six innings. Collins struck out two, walked one and gave up six hits.
Tom Goodman (4-4) took the loss for the Bisbee Blue. He lasted just six innings, walked three, struck out one, and allowed five runs.
Preston Lyon, Craig Littleman and Mercedes helped lead the White Sands Pupfish. They combined for seven hits and four RBIs.