Roosevelt romps

Freedom New Mexico

PORTALES — Roosevelt County scored seven runs in the top of the third and went on to an 11-0 victory over American on Tuesday in the opening round of the District 3 Little League 9-10 tournament.

Payton Casey hit a solo homer in the first for Roosevelt County, while pitcher Alex Villanueva highlighted the third-inning explosion with a two-run triple.

Roosevelt County faces Zia in a 7 p.m. game at Beachum Field on Thursday.