COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Camacho earns first collegiate win as UTPB splits with Eastern New Mexico

PORTALES, N.M. Odessa High graduate Sierra Camacho picked up her first collegiate win for UTPB as the Falcons earned a split against Eastern New Mexico in a Lone Star Conference doubleheader Sunday at the Greyhound Softball Complex.

The Falcons bounced back with a 13-3 victory in the second game after falling 4-3 in eight innings after Kianna Galindo drove in a run off a sacrifice fly to win the game.

Camacho pitched six innings in the second game, recording four strikeouts. UTPB held a 5-0 lead throughout the game’s first five innings, before adding eight runs in the top of the sixth.

Aracely Araiza led the Falcons (6-32 overall, 4-24 conference) with four runs driven in while Abby Hernandez added three runs batted in. Tianna Boone paced the Greyhounds (4-21, 4-20) with three runs driven in.

Eastern New Mexico 4-3, UTPB 3-13

Sunday, Greyhound Softball Complex, Portales, N.M.


UTPB………….. 101  001   00   —     3    10     0

ENMU………… 002  001   01   —     4    11     2

Becky Berth, Marissa Salinas (3) and Choco Munoz. Maite Bustillos, Brook Leger (4) and Mikenzey Patterson. W — Leger. L — Salinas. 2B — UTPB; April Arellano 2, Leslie Martinez, Alice Marion, Aracely Araiza. Eastern New Mexico: Alanna Larkins, Bustillos.



UTPB………….. 100  408   —   13   17      1

ENMU………… 000  003   —     3     8      1

Sierra Camacho and Nayeli Diaz. Brook Leger, Azalea Martinez (4), Tava Boone (5) and Mikenzey Patterson. W — Camacho. L — Leger. 2B — UTPB: Abby Hernandez, Aracely Araiza, Lani Graft. Eastern New Mexico: Kianna Galindo. HR — Eastern New Mexico: Tianna Boone.

Records — UTPB 6-32 Overall, 4-24 Lone Star Conference); Eastern New Mexico 4-21, 4-20.