The McLennan Highlassies and Cisco Lady Wranglers split today's conference-opening doubleheader at Bosque River Ballpark.
The Highlassies defeated the Lady Wranglers 3-1 in game one with Ashley Mills getting the win.
McLennan scored one run in the bottom of the first as Danielle Gregory singled, stole second, advanced to third on a passed ball and scored on a single by Kaymee Gooden.
Cisco tied the game with a run in the top of the second as Bethany Sullivan reached first safely on an error, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Christa Garcia, advanced to third on a passed ball and scored on a Highlassie error.
McLennan took the lead with one run in the fifth as Gregory singled, stole second, moved to third on a bunt single by Amber Mills and scored on a fly out by Aubri Hockenbury.
The Highlassies final run came in the sixth. Morgan Hill and Andrea Gonzales both were safe on bunts. Cheyenne Bell followed with a single to load the bases. Summer Dolezel then drew a walk, bringing Hill in to score.
Cisco bounced back to defeat McLennan 3-2 in the nightcap. Hill took the loss in the circle.
The Highlassies began the scoring with one run in the bottom of the first as Hockenbury walked, moved to second on a passed ball and scored on a double by Gooden.
The Lady Wranglers tied the game with one run in the fourth as Amanda Ramage singled, moved to second on a Highlassie error, advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by Sullivan and scored on a passed ball.
McLennan took the lead with one run in the fifth as Dolezel reached first safely on an error, advanced to second on an overthrow, moved to third on a sacrifice by Gregory and scored on a sacrifice by Amber Mills.
Cisco sealed the win with two runs in the top of the seventh. Sullivan singled and Sirena Martinez was hit by the pitch. Elizabeth Glaze followed with a fielder's choice, putting Sullivan out at third. Heather Isbell then doubled to score Martinez and Glaze.
The Highlassies will continue conference play on Wednesday, hosting Temple for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.
McLennan 3, Cisco 1
Cisco 010 000 0 – 1 2 0
McLenan 100 011 x – 3 10 0
Jordan Anderson and Heather Isbell. Ashley Mills and Andrea Gonzales. WP: Mills; LP: Anderson. Leading hitters – Cisco: Alexia Rowe (1-2) and Cassie Cannon (1-4); McLennan: Summer Dolezel (0-2, RBI), Aubri Hockenbury (1-3, RBI), Cheyenne Bell (2-3), Danielle Gregory (3-4) and Kaymee Gooden (1-2, RBI). Record: McLennan 17-5 (1-0).
Cisco 3, McLennan 2
Cisco 000 100 2 – 3 4 5
McLennan 100 010 0 – 2 2 1
Abigayl Morales and Olinda Molinar. Kati Turner, Morgan Hill (4) and Andrea Gonzales. WP: Morales; LP: Hill. Leading hitters – Cisco: Heather Isbell (1-3, 2 RBI); McLennan: Amber Mills (0-1, RBI) and Kaymee Gooden 910-4, 2B, RBI).