Highlassies, Coastal Bend split doubleheader

Highlassies, Coastal Bend split doubleheader

The fifth-ranked McLennan Highlassies split today's doubleheader with the Coastal Bend Cougars in Beeville.

The Highlassies dropped game one 2-1 with Lizzie Donaldson taking the loss in the circle. Theresa Gonzales led McLennan at the plate with a solo home run.

McLennan bounced back to defeat Coastal Bend 11-7 in the nightcap with Vannessa Castro picking up the win. Serena Saldivar and Victoria Gonzales recorded a home run and three RBIs each. Theresa Gonzales hit two doubles and picked up two RBIs.

McLennan will compete in the Kilgore College Tournament Friday and Saturday. The Highlassies will face host Kilgore at 1 p.m. Friday and Eastern Oklahoma State at 4 p.m. On Saturday, McLennan will play Crowder at 9 a.m. and Paris at noon.

Coastal Bend 2, McLennan 1
McLennan 000 001 0 – 1 4 2
Coastal Bend 101 000 x – 2 6 1
Lizzie Donaldson and Estrella Guardiola. Desiree Lopez and Miranda Ramirez. WP: Lopez; LP: Donaldson. Leading hitters – McLennan: Theresa Gonzales (1-3, HR, RBI); Coastal Bend: Savana Saenz (0-3, RBI) and Miranda Ramirez (2-3). Record: McLennan 4-1.

McLennan 11, Coastal Bend 7
McLennan 012 502 1 – 11 14 2
Coastal Bend 112 102 0 – 7 8 3
Vannesa Castro, Victoria Vasquez (4) and Breanna Heredia.  Miranda Mendoza, Desiree Lopez (4), Jodie Gonzales (6) and Miranda Ramirez. WP: Castro; LP: Mendoza. Leading hitters – McLennan: Elizabeth Svienty (2-5, RBI), Theresa Gonzales (2-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI), Serena Saldivar (1-3, HR, 3 RBI), Victoria Gonzales (3-4, HR, 3 RBI), Zayra Olguin (1-4, RBI) and Angie Camacho (2-4); Coastal Bend: Jamie Morales (0-4, RBI), Summer Woodson (2-4 ,2 2B), Savana Saez (0-3, RBI), Miranda Ramirez (1-3, HR, 2 RBI), Krystal Requejo (2-2, 2B), Marisol Ortega (2-3, RBI) and Alyssa Garcia (1-3, RBI). Record: McLennan 5-1.