Oct. 28, 2005
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The annual New Mexico World Series got underway yesterday with a thrilling come-from-behind win for the black team. The Black team, which has won the last two World Series in a row, was down 6-2 before scoring three runs in the sixth and two in the seventh for a 7-6 win.
The Black team jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning on three hits including a triple from freshman Derek Pilkington. The Red team struck back, putting two runs on the board in the third with just one hit. They tacked on three more runs in thr fourth and one in the fifth for a four-run lead.
The best of five series will continue tomorrow at 1 p.m. Game three is slated for 10 a.m. on Sunday. Games four and five, if necessary, are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at 3 p.m.