ALBUQUERQUE — A shaky start doomed the Pecos Panthers’ upset bid in the Class 3A state baseball championship game with top-ranked Texico Friday at Isotopes Park.
Texico added to its trophy case after securing a 6-2 victory.
Four early errors on defense hurt Pecos.
The Wolverines scored three runs on three hits, one walk and a hit-by-pitch reach in the top of the first inning.
Texico extended its lead to 5-0 with two more hits, two errors and a hit-by-pitch reach in the second inning.