The Amarillo (2-4) took the last of six lead changes in a back-and-forth affair against the Fargo-Moorhead (4-3), securing a 8-6 victory on Wednesday at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stad.
Jake Opitz was hot from the plate for the Amarillo . Opitz went 4-5, drove in one and scored two runs. He tripled in the third inning and singled in the first, fifth, and eighth innings.
Nic Jackson reached base three times. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the ninth inning.
Jack Spradlin improved to 1-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Amarillo . He struck out one, walked none and surrendered no hits.
Kevin Fuqua (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked two, struck out two, and allowed four runs.
The Fargo-Moorhead jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Jackson doubled to ignite the Fargo-Moorhead 's offense, before Enrique Cruz singled, scoring Jackson.
The Fargo-Moorhead tallied one run in each of the second, sixth and eighth. In the second, the Fargo-Moorhead scored on a solo home run by Ryan Delgado.
After a quick strike from the Fargo-Moorhead , the Amarillo responded with two runs in the second. The Amarillo scored on an RBI single by Harrison Kain and an RBI single by Jason White.
The Amarillo brought home one run in the third inning, and matched that run total in the fifth. In the third, the Amarillo scored on an RBI single by Tim Alberts, bringing home Opitz.
The Amarillo never surrendered the lead after the eighth inning, scoring four runs on two singles and.