Rough Riders drop two in home debut

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By Dave Kavanaugh

The first part of a two-day home-and-away series with Otero Junior College didn't go Luna Community College's way Friday in Las Vegas.

Despite home runs by Eric Alvarado and Ricky Martinez, as well as three-hit efforts from Alvarado and Keaton Christy, the Rough Riders came up short 11-9 in Friday's opener at Brandt Park.

Otero did most of its damage with an eight-run second, taking a 9-0 lead. Luna scored three in the bottom of that frame, later rallying with six runs in the sixth.

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