The Rio Grande Valley Whitewings (37-29) took the last of seven lead changes in a back-and-forth affair against the McAllen Thunder (25-42), securing a 11-7 victory on Friday at Harlingen Field.
The Rio Grande Valley Whitewings pulled out the win thanks to a strong seventh inning. A sacrifice fly by Fidel Hernandez scored Romulo Ruiz and gave the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings the lead for good.
Leugim Barroso had a hot bat for the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings. Barroso went 3-5, drove in one and scored one run. He doubled in the third inning and singled in the fifth and sixth innings.
Antoin Gray racked up two RBIs on one hit for the McAllen Thunder. He.
Wander Perez improved to 1-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings. He allowed two runs over 2 1/3 innings. Perez struck out none, walked two and gave up three hits.
Spencer Trygg couldn't get it done on the hill for the McAllen Thunder, taking a loss. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked one, struck out one, and allowed one run.