Softball: Lobos win one, lose one
LAS CRUCES — New Mexico beat Creighton 8-0 in five innings and fell 9-8 to host New Mexico State Saturday at the NM State Invitational at the NM State Softball Complex.
The pair of games ended the 2-1 Lobos’ participation in the tournament. NMSU, which run-ruled UTEP 12-3 later Saturday to go to 3-0, hosts Creighton today at 10 a.m. to wrap up the event.
Andrew Howard’s three-run homer in the top of sixth gave UNM a 7-6 lead over the Aggies, but Kelsey Horton slammed the second of her two homers in the game, a two-run shot to take an 8-7 lead. Nikki Butler’s homer gave the Aggies needed insurance.
Vs. Creighton, Cameryn O’Grady was 3-of-3 and homered for UNM. Gallup’s Kiana Spencer threw a shutout in her UNM debut.