RIO RANCHO — The Eldorado Eagles pushed the Clovis Wildcats below .500 on the young baseball season, posting an 11-run first inning en route to a 17-2 victory in the consolation bracket of the Rio Rancho Invitational.
Eldorado (7-5) led 15-0 before Clovis (4-5) got on the board in the third with a two-run homer from Parker Wood.
The Eagles tagged starting pitcher Emery Sierra for eight runs, reliever Steven Encinias for seven and Matt Marez for two. Eldorado managed nine hits on the day and took advantage of five Wildcat errors.
Clovis finishes up the tournament with an 8:30 a.m. game today against Roswell High.