Oct. 29, 2003
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Black team cruised to an 8-2 win over the Gray team in game two of the Lobo Baseball World Series Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 28) at Lobo Field. The Black team leads the best-of-five series two games to none. Game three is scheduled for Thursday at 3 p.m.
Junior Karsten Gaardner (Arlington, Texas) struck out five and only allowed two hits and one run in four innings of work to pick up the win for the Black team.
The Black squad jumped out to a 6-0 lead after three innings. Junior Matt Young (Murphy, Texas) hit a two-run homer over the centerfield fence in the second inning and Joe Salas (Albuquerque, N.M./Rio Grande HS) added an RBI single in the third.
The Gray got on the board in the fourth on a Ramon Romero (Albuquerque, N.M./La Cueva HS) solo homer to left field.
The Black bounced back with two more runs in the bottom of the inning as freshman Matt Foote (Albuquerque, N.M./Academy HS) and senior Josh Jezek (Denton, Texas) each scored.
Sophomore Ryan Barba (Chatsworth, Calif.) hit an RBI double for Gray's second run of the game in the seventh inning.