Highlanders slip to Blinn

Highlanders slip to Blinn

The McLennan Highlanders fell to the Blinn Buccaneers 4-1 this afternoon on the road with Riggs Threadgill taking the loss on the mound.
 
Blinn took the early lead with a run in the bottom of the first. Wesley Schields and Kam Kelton both walked. Nick Wolff then singled to score Schields.
 
The Buccaneers added three runs in the sixth. Wolff doubled and Preston Hoffart walked. Wolff came in to score on a wild pitch and Brandon Williams was hit by the pitch. Hoffart stole third and scored on a Highlander error. Jack Schell then singled to score Williams.
 
McLennan's only run came on an Alex Lopez home run in the top of the eighth.
 
The Highlanders will host Frank Phillips for a three-game series beginning with a noon doubleheader Friday at Bosque River Ballpark. The series will conclude with a single game at 11 a.m. Saturday.
 
Blinn 4, McLennan 1
McLennan 000 000 010 – 1 3 2
Blinn 100 003 00x – 4 4 0
Riggs Threadgill, Landon Dorman (6), Logan Henderson (6) and Dominic Tamez. Jace Hutchins, Pat Hall (4), Colton Drake (6), Caden Homniok (8), Grant Wood (9) and Preston Hoffart. WP: Hutchins; LP: Threadgill. Leading hitters – McLennan: Alex Lopez (1-3, HR, RBI), Mason Greer (1-3, 2B) and Chase Brown (1-2); Blinn: Jack Schell (1-4, RBI) and Nick Wolff (2-3, 2B, RBI). Record: McLennan 6-5.