A magnificent effort by Vladimer Gomez carried the White Sands Pupfish (13-22) to a 9-2 win in seven innings over the Alpine Cowboys (18-14) on Tuesday at Kokernot Field.
Gomez rocked the Alpine Cowboys with two home runs. Gomez went 3-4 in the game with three RBIs and three runs scored. Gomez homered in the first and seventh innings.
The biggest inning for the White Sands Pupfish was the first. The Alpine Cowboys had no answer as the White Sands Pupfish scored six runs. The White Sands Pupfish scored in the first on an RBI single by TJ Wharton, a two-run double by Joe Borowski, an RBI double by Zac Johnson, and a two-run home run by Gomez.
Cameron Powers picked up the win for the White Sands Pupfish. Powers allowed two earned runs, six hits and two walks while striking out five over seven innings of work.
Michael Fitzwater (1-4) was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed seven runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked none and struck out none.