Highlassies sweep Grayson, split with Ranger

Highlassies sweep Grayson, split with Ranger

The McLennan Highlassies swept Sunday's conference doubleheader with the Grayson Lady Vikings in Sherman.

McLennan took game one 6-5 with Morgan Hill getting the win in the circle.

The Highlassies scored two runs in the top of the first as Marisa Flores drew a lead-off walk and scored on a home run by Aubri Hockenbury.

McLennan increased the lead with three runs in the third. Amber Mills doubled and scored on a triple by Hockenbury. Andrea Gonzales then doubled to score Hockenbury. Kaymee Gooden followed with a single, scoring Gonzales. 

Grayson scored three runs in the third. Taren Dillion and Brooklin Olson both walked. Logan Pennartz followed with a home run. 

The Highlassies added one run in the fourth as Hockenbury walked, moved to second on a single by Danielle Gregory and scored on a single by Gonzales.

The Lady Vikings rounded out the scoring with two runs in the bottom of the seventh. Dillion was hit by the pitch and Olson doubled. Pennartz followed with a single to score Dillion. Olson then scored on a Highlassie error.

It was all McLennan in the nightcap as the Highlassies run-ruled the Lady Vikings 17-0. Ashley Mills picked up the win, allowing just one hit in five innings.

McLennan took command with eight runs in the top of the first. Flores singled and Amber Mills drew a walk. Hockenbury singled to score Flores. Gonzales drew a walk, loading the bases. Gooden followed with a fielder's choice, putting Mills out at the plate. Gregory walked, scoring Hockenbury. Cheyenne Bell reached first safely on an error, bringing Gonzales in to score. Dolezel walked. Gooden came in to score on an overthrow. Ashley Silva singled, scoring Gregory. Bell came in to score on a sacrifice fly by Flores. Mills then doubled to score Dolezel and Silva. 

The Highlassies added one run in the second as Leeza Valdez doubled and scored on a single by Bell.

The final eight runs came in the top of the fifth. Bell was safe at first and advanced to second on an error. Dolezel singled and Silva was safe on another error. Flores followed with a fielder's choice, putting Bell out at the plate. Makayla Hernandez singled to score Dolezel. Silva scored on a sacrifice fly by Hockenbury. Gonzales drew a walk. Gooden doubled to score Flores and Hernandez. Valdez singled to score Gooden. Bell followed with the two-run homer.

On Saturday, the Highlassies split a conference doubleheader with the Ranger Lady Rangers.

McLennan shut out the Lady Rangers 4-0 in game one with Ashley Mills getting the win the circle. Amber Mills for was 2-4 with a double, while Hockenbury went 2-3 and picked up three RBIs. Flores hit a double and Dolezel went 2-3 with an RBI.

Ranger needed nine innings to defeat the Highlassies 1-0 in the nightcap. Mercedes Covey took the loss. Hockenbury and Gonzales both went 2-4.

McLennan 6, Grayson 5
McLennan 203 100 0 – 6 13 1
Grayson 003 000 2 – 5 5 0
Morgan Hill, Kati Turner (3), Mercedes Covey (3) and Estrella Guardiola. McKensie Goodman and Taren Dillon. WP: Hill; LP: Goodman. Leading hitters – McLennan: Amber Mills (1-3, 2B), Aubri Hockenbury (3-3, 3B, HR, 3 RBI), Andrea Gonzales (2-4, 2B, 2 RBI), Kaymee Gooden (1-3, RBI), Estrella Guardiola (2-4); Grayson: Brooklin Olson (1-3, 2B) and Logan Pennartz (2-3, HR, 4 RBI). Record: McLennan 36-14 (21-10).

McLennan 17, Grayson 0
McLennan 810 08 – 17 14 1
Grayson 000 00 – 0 1 3
Ashley Mills and Andrea Gonzales. Logan Pennartz, McKensie Goodman (1) and Christina Guckes. WP: Mills; LP: Pennartz. Leading hitters – McLennan: Marisa Flores (1-3, RBI), Amber Mills (1-2, 2B, RBI), Aubri Hockenbury (1-3, 2 RBI), Kaymee Gooden (3-4, 2B, 2 RBI), Danielle Gregory (RBI), Cheyenne Bell (2-4, HR, 4 RBI), Summer Dolezel (2-3, 2B), Ashley Silva (1-4, RBI), Leeza Valdez (2-3, 2B, 2 RBI) and Makayla Hernandez (1-1, RBI). Record: McLennan 27-14 (22-10).

McLennan 4, Ranger 0
McLennan 011 020 0 – 4 8 0
Ranger 000 000 0 – 0 4 0
Ashley Mills and Estrella Guardiola. Sierra Abbott and Sam Perez. WP: Mills; LP: Abbott. Leading hitters – McLennan: Marisa Flores (1-4, 2B), Amber Mills (2-4, 2B), Aubri Hockenbury (2-3, 3 RBI) and Summer Dolezel (2-3, RBI); Ranger: Darby Davis (2-3, 2B). Record: McLennan 35-13 (20-9).

Ranger 1, McLennan 0
McLennan 000 000 000 – 0 6 1
Ranger 000 000 001 – 1 8 0
Mercedes Covey, Ashley Mills (9) and Andrea Gonzales. Maci Walker and Sam Perez. WP: Walker; LP: Covey. Leading hitters – McLennan: Aubri Hockenbury (2-4) and Andrea Gonzales (2-4); Ranger: Kelsie Scamp (2-4), Sam Vasquez (2-3) and Darby Davis (3-4, RBI). Record: McLennan 35-14 (20-10).