Highlassies defeat North Central

Highlassies defeat North Central

The McLennan Highlassies defeated the North Central Lady Lions 5-2 on Sunday night. The game originally began on April 8 but was suspended in the second inning due to inclement weather.

McLennan scored one run in the top of the first as Amber Mills reached first safely on an error and scored on a double by Aubri Hockenbury.

The Highlassies added three runs in the sixth. Cheyenne Bell and Summer Dolezel both singled. Estrella Guardiola followed with a home run over the left field wall.

North Central's two runs came in the bottom of the sixth. Haley McCutcheon singled and moved to second on a groundout by Miranda West. Megan Durante drew a walk and Kenedi Jackson singled to load the bases. Emily Gibbons followed with a single to score McCutcheon and Durante.

McLennan rounded out the scoring with a run in the top of the seventh as Andrea Gonzales singled, moved to second on a single by Bell and scored on a single by Dolezel.

The Highlassies will compete in the Region V North Tournament beginning on May 1-3 at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

McLennan 5, North Central 2
McLennan 100 003 1 – 5 12 0
North Central 000 002 0 – 2 5 1
Ashley Mills and Estrella Guardiola. Emily Kuser, Kaylea Artmstrong (6) and Haley McCutcheon. WP: Mills; LP: Kuser. Leading hitters – McLennan: Marisa Flores (3-4, 2B), Aubri Hockenbury (1-4, 2B, RBI), Cheyenne Bell (2-3), Summer Dolezel (3-4, RBI), Estrella Guardiola (1-4. HR, 3 RBI); North Central: Emily Gibbons (1-3, 2 RBI). Record: McLennan 28-14 (23-10).