Highlassies sweep Ranger

Highlassies sweep Ranger

The McLennan Highlassies swept the Ranger Lady Rangers on Wednesday afternoon at Bosque River Ballpark.

McLennan shutout Ranger 6-0 in game one with Ashley Mills getting the win in the circle.

The Highlassies scored two runs in the third inning. Amber Mills drew a walk and advanced to second on an overthrow. Kaymee Gooden also drew a walk. Both runners advanced on a passed ball and came in to score on a double by Marisa Flores.

The final four runs came in the bottom of the sixth. Flores singled and Andrea Gonzales doubled. Cheyenne Bell followed with a single to score Flores and Gonzales. Bell was replaced by pinch runner Mercedes Covey. Summer Dolezel and Leeza Valdez both singled. Covey came in to score on an overthrow. Makayla Hernandez walked and Aubri Hockenbury singled, bringing Dolezel in to score.

The Highlassies defeated the Lady Rangers 3-1 in the nightcap with Kati Turner getting the win and Ashley Mills getting the save.

Ranger's only run came in the top of the second as Mickenzie Poole singled, stole second and scored on a single by Jessica Brown.

The Highlassies scored all three runs in the bottom of the fifth. Amber Mills reached first safely on an error. Danielle Gregory followed with a bunt single. Both runners advanced on a passed ball. Hockenbury then doubled to score Mills and Gregory. Hockenbury moved to third on a single by Flores and came in to score on a sacrifice fly by Gonzales.

McLennan returns to action on Saturday, traveling to Vernon for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.

McLennan 6, Ranger 0
Ranger 000 000 0 – 0 3 2
McLennan 002 004 x – 6 8 2
Sierra Abbott, Maci Walker (6) and Samantha Perez. Ashley Mills and Estrella Guardiola. WP: Mills; LP: Abbott. Leading hitters – Ranger: Sierra Johnson (2-3); McLennan: Aubri Hockenbury (1-4, RBI), Marisa Flores (2-3, 2B, 2 RBI), Andrea Gonzales (2-3, 2B) and Cheyenne Bell (1-2, 2 RBI). Record: McLennan 23-9 (7-4).

McLennan 3, Ranger 1
Ranger 010 000 0 – 1 4 2
McLennan 000 030 x – 3 9 0
Miranda Kennedy, Maci Walker and Madaline Sewell. Kati Turner, Ashley Mills (6) and Estrella Guardiola. WP: Turner; LP: Kennedy; Save: Mills. Leading hitters – Ranger: Jessica Brown (1-3, RBI); McLennan: Danielle Gregory (3-4), Aubri Hockenbury (1-4, 2B, 2 RBI), Andrea Gonzales (0-1, RBI) and Summer Dolezel (2-3, 2B). Record: McLennan 24-9 (8-4).