Melissa Martinez and Shelby Hoffman smacked home runs to power New Mexico Highlands past Eastern New Mexico 11-8 on Tuesday in a non-conference softball doubleheader held in Portales.
ENMU held on for a 6-5 squeaker in game two, forging a split.
Highlands is 9-36 overall; Eastern is 12-36.
In game one, Highlands trailed 5-3 through five innings but roared back with four runs in each of the next two frames, then cut short a Zia rally at three runs in the bottom of the seventh.
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