Highlassies sweep NCTC

Highlassies sweep NCTC

The McLennan Highlassies swept the conference doubleheader with the North Central Texas Lady Lions in Gainesville.

McLennan shut out North Central 3-0 in game one with Kayleigh Williams picking up the win in the circle. Williams held the Lady Lions to three hits and recorded 12 strikeouts in seven innings.

The Highlassies scored one run in the first inning. Dariann Resendez, Marisa Flores and Theresa Gonzales all singled. Resendez then scored on a ground out by Victoria Gonzales.

The Highlassies' final two runs came in the fifth inning. Resendez singled and scored on a double by Theresa Gonzales. Theresa Gonzales moved to third on a ground out by Victoria Gonzales and scored on a single by Williams.

McLennan defeated North Central 3-2 in the nightcap with Chanlynn Turner getting the win.

McLennan began the scoring with one run in the third. Flores, Theresa Gonzales and Victoria Gonzales all singled. Williams then singled to score Flores.

The Highlassies added a run in the fourth as Elizabeth Svienty singled, moved to second on a ground out by Faith Aguilar, stole third and scored on a fly out by Andrea Gonzales.

McLennan's final run came in the top of the fifth as Flores singled, moved to second on a ground out by Theresa Gonzales and scored on a single by Williams.

North Central got on the board with a run in the bottom of the fifth. Molly Dolezel singled, moved to second on a ground out by Maddie Horn and scored on a single by Betsy Bell.

The Lady Lions' final run came in the sixth. Brooke Ford drew a walk. Jessica Molina and Megan Durante both grounded out, advancing Ford to third. Sabrina Pecina then singled to score Ford. 

McLennan 3, North Central 0
McLennan 100 020 0 – 3 9 0
North Central 000 000 0 – 0 3 0
Kayleigh Williams and Andrea Gonzales. Kaylie Armstrong and Hailie Henson. WP: Williams; LP: Armstrong. Leading hitters – McLennan: Victoria Gonzales (0-4, RBI), Kayleigh Williams (1-3, RBI), Dariann Resendez (3-4) and Theresa Gonzales (3-4, 2B, RBI); North Central: Hailie Henson (2-3). Record: McLennan 26-7 (13-2).

McLennan 3, North Central 2
McLennan 001 110 0 – 3 12 0
North Central 000 011 0 – 2 5 0
Chanlynn Turner, Vannessa Castro (5), Kayleigh Williams (6) and Andrea Gonzales. Brooke Ford and Betsy Bell. WP: Turner; LP: Ford. Leading hitters – McLennan: Marisa Flores (4-4), Kayleigh Williams (3-3, 2 RBI) and Andrea Gonzales (0-2, RBI); North Central: Sabrina Pecina (2-3, RBI) and Betsy Bell (1-3, RBI). Record: McLennan 27-7 (14-2).