GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Colorado Mesa got off to a slow start, but they picked their game up to take a win against New Mexico Highlands.
Nolan Snell only allowed three runs through seven innings while putting up 10 strikeouts. Jake Kluge helped put his team up further with a three-run homerun in the bottom of the fifth.
Mavericks took the 11-6 win in game one of the four-game series. They will face the Cowboys in a doubleheader on Saturday.