COLLEGE SOFTBALL: UTPB handles Western New Mexico for Lone Star Conference win

SILVER CITY, N.M. Cindy Juarez hit a grand slam in the first inning and the UTPB softball team rolled to an 8-0 victory over Western New Mexico in a Lone Star Conference game on Friday at the WNMU Softball Field.

Samantha Rodriguez finished with two hits — a solo home run and a two-run single — for the Falcons (6-31 overall, 3-16 Lone Star). Kylee Foster collected the victory in the circle after she allowed two hits over five innings.

Linzy Granger and Bailey McFarland each had a hit for Mustangs (1-35, 0-19).