An excellent effort by Brad Orosey hoisted the Alpine Cowboys (34-21) to a 4-0 win over the Las Cruces Vaqueros on Wednesday at Apodoca Park.
Orosey struck out 13, paving the way for a the Alpine Cowboys win. The Alpine Cowboys pitcher tossed nine innings of shutout ball and allowed only four hits.
Derrick Fox got on base four times in the game for the Alpine Cowboys. He singled in the fifth inning and doubled in the seventh inning.
The Alpine Cowboys lineup had no answer for Sal Minichino. The Alpine Cowboys managed just two hits off of Minichino, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out four during his three innings of work.
Nico Lytle was charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just six innings, walked four, struck out three, and allowed four runs.