Highlassies sweep Coastal Bend

Highlassies sweep Coastal Bend

The McLennan Highlassies swept the Coastal Bend Cougars at Bosque River Ballpark.

McLennan run-ruled Coastal Bend 11-2 in the first game with Chanlynn Turner getting the win in the circle.

The Highlassies began the scoring with one run in the bottom of the first as Dariann Resendez singled, moved to second on a ground out by Marisa Flores and scored on a single by Theresa Gonzales.

Coastal Bend tied the game with one run in the top of the second as Mercedes Hatheway singled, advanced around to third on a single by Daisy Martinez and came in to score on a passed ball.

McLennan took the lead with a run in the fourth as Elizabeth Svienty singled, stole second and scored on a single by Andrea Gonzales.

The Cougars tied the game again with a run in the fifth as Marisol Ortega doubled, moved to third on a Highlassie error and scored on a single by Tifani Guzman.

The Highlassies took the lead with three runs in the bottom of the fifth. Flores singled and Victoria Gonzales drew a walk. Both runners scored on a double by Theresa Gonzales. Kayleigh Williams then singled and Theresa Gonzales scored on a fly out by Andrea Gonzales.

McLennan sealed the run rule with six runs in the sixth. Resendez led off with a solo home run. Flores doubled and scored on a single by Victoria Gonzales. Theresa Gonzales and Kayleigh Williams both singled to load the bases. Svienty drew a walk, bringing Victoria Gonzales in to score. Andrea Gonzales followed with a triple to clear the bases.

The Highlassies defeated the Cougars 6-3 in the night cap with Vannessa Castro picking up the win.

McLennan scored one run in the first as Resendez walked, stole second, advanced to third on a line drive by Williams and scored on a double by Theresa Gonzales. 

The Highlassies added a run in the second as Andrea Gonzales drew a walk and scored on a double by Faith Aguilar.

McLennan increased the lead to three with a run in the third as Flores walked, stole second, moved to third on a double by Theresa Gonzales and scored on a single by Svienty. 

Two more runs scored for the Highlassies in the fifth. Williams was hit by the pitch, moved to second on a single by Theresa Gonzales and advanced to third on a single by Makayla Hernandez. Williams and Theresa Gonzales both scored on a single by Andrea Gonzales.

The Highlassies' final run came in the bottom of the sixth as Rachel Ripley singled, moved to second on the walk of Haley Webre and scored on a single by Williams.

Coastal Bend's three runs came in the top of the seventh. Nikki Sandidge homerd. Alexis Trotter walked and Marisol Oretega was safe on an error. Trotter scored on a fly out by Guzman and Ortega scored on a single by Vanessa Gonzalez.

McLennan 11, Coastal Bend 2
Coastal Bend 010 010 – 2 8 0
McLennan 100 136 – 11 16 1
Desiree Lopez, Bianca Garza (4) and Giselle Tamayo. Chanlynn Turner and Estrella Guardiola. WP: Turner; LP: Garza. Leading hitters – Coastal Bend: Marisol Ortega (1-3, 2B), Tifani Guzman 1-2, RBI) and Daisy Martinez (2-3); McLennan: Angelina Camacho (2-2), Marisa Flores (3-4, 2B), Andrea Gonzales (2-3, 3B, 5 RBI), Victoria Gonzales (1-2, RBI), Kayleigh Williams (2-4), Dariann Resendez (2-4, HR, RBI), Theresa Gonzales (3-3, 2B, 3 RBI) and Elizabeth Svienty (1-3, RBI). Record: McLennan 3-0.

McLennan 6, Coastal Bend 3
Coastal Bend 000 000 3 – 3 8 0
McLennan 111 021 x – 6 10 1
Samantha Villegas, Bianca Garza (6) and 
Vannessa Castro, Kayleigh Williams (6) and Estrella Guardiola. WP: Castro; LP: Villegas. Giselle Tamayo, Nikki Sandidge (4). Leading hitters – Coastal Bend: Tifani Guzman (1-3, RBI), Vanessa Gonzales (2-4, RBI), Mercedes Hatheway (1-4, 2B) and Nikki Sandidge (1-1, HR, RBI); McLennan: Kayleigh Williams (1-1, RBI), Theresa Gonzales (3-3, 2B, RBI), Andrea Gonzales (1-2, 2 RBI) and Faith Aguilar (1-3, 2B, RBI). Record: McLennan 4-0.