Highlassies fall to Weatherford
The McLennan Highlassies dropped both games of their conference doubleheader in Weatherford.
Weatherford shut out the Highlassies 3-0 in game one with Ashley Mills taking the loss in the circle.
All three Lady Coyote runs came in the bottom of the sixth inning. Liz Konig singled and was replaced at first by pinch runner Miah Wright. Megan Mason drew a walk. Ashlyn Monroe followed with a single to score Wright. Jessica Torrez was safe at first on a McLennan error, scoring Mason. Monroe then scored on a single by Bethany Allen.
Weatherford defeated McLennan 5-3 in the nightcap with Morgan Hill taking the loss.
The Highlassies began the scoring with one run in the top of the third as Aubri Hockenbury singled and scored on a double by Marisa Flores.
The Lady Coyotes tied the game with one run in the bottom of the fourth as Alex Kovacs doubled, moved to third on a fly out by Konig and scored on a Highlassie error.
McLennan took the lead with a run in the top of the sixth. Cheyenne Bell singled and advanced to third on a Weatherford error. Mikayla Hernandez came in to pinch run for Bell and scored on a sacrifice fly by Andrea Gonzales.
Weatherford scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to seal the win. Monroe was safe at first on a Highlassie error and advanced to second on a passed ball. Mason singled, moving Monroe to third. Konig followed with a single to score Monroe. Wright replaced Konig as the runner at first. Bailee Pharis singled, bringing Mason in to score. Maddison Graham replaced Pharis to run at first. Allen then tripled to score Wright and Graham.
The Highlassies rounded out the scoring with one run in the top of the seventh as Danielle Gregory singled, moved to second on a single by Hockenbury and scored on a single by Flores.
Weatherford 3, McLennan 0
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Weatherford 000 003 x – 3 8 2
Ashley Mills and Cheyenne Bell. Taylor Maliska and Liz Konig. WP: Maliska; LP: Mills. Leading hitters – McLennan: Danielle Gregory (2-4); Weatherford: Bethany Allen (2-4, RBI), Megan Mason (2-2), Ashlyn Monroe (1-3, RBI) and Jessica Torrez (0-3, RBI). Record: McLennan 21-7 (5-2).
Weatherford 5, McLennan 3
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Morgan Hill and Estrella Guardiola. Kelbie Crelia, Randi May (7) and Liz Konig. WP: Crelia; LP: Hill. Leading hitters – McLennan: Aubri Hockenbury (3-4), Marisa Flores (2-4, 2B, 2 RBI) and Andrea Gonzales (0-2, RBI); Weatherford: Bethany Allen (1-4, 3B, 2 RBI), Alex Kovacs (1-3, 2B), Liz Konig (1-3, RBI), Jessica Torrez (0-3, RBI) and Bailee Pharis (1-1, RBI). Record: McLennan 21-8 (5-3).