Soft­ball: Lo­bos win one, lose one

Albuquerque Journal - - COLLEGE BASKETBALL -

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.

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