The White Sands Pupfish (16-11) shut the door early on the Alpine Cowboys (14-13), capturing a 12-6 victory on Monday at Kokernot Field.
Seven runs in the first three innings allowed the White Sands Pupfish to put the game away early.
An RBI single by Michael Brandi
, an RBI single by Joe Borowski
, and a two-run single by Aaron Nardone
during the first inning and an RBI single by Brandi, an RBI double by Wesley Wallace
, and an RBI single by Borowski in the second inning supplied the early offense for the White Sands Pupfish.
The Alpine Cowboys couldnt slow down Brandi, who paced the White Sands Pupfish with five hits.
Derrick Fox racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Alpine Cowboys. He singled in the seventh and eighth innings.
Derek Meyer got the win, running his season record to 3-3. He allowed four runs over seven innings. He struck out two, walked eight and surrendered six hits.
David Gates (0-2) was the games losing pitcher. He allowed seven runs in two innings, walked three and struck out one.