Highlassies, Lady Cards split

Highlassies, Lady Cards split

The McLennan Highlassies and Trinity Valley Lady Cardinals split Wednesday's softball doubleheader in Athens.

McLenann defeated Trinity Valley 7-1 in the first game of the day with Lizzie Donaldson getting the complete-game victory in the circle. Serena Saldivar led the Highlassies at the plate going 2-3 with a double and two RBIs. Gabrielle Fonseca picked up two RBIs on one hit and Dariann Resendez had an RBI.

The Highlassies fell to the Lady Cardinals 4-2 in the nightcap with Victoria Vasquez taking the loss. Resendez was 2-3 at the plate and Victoria Gonzales went 3-4 with an RBI.

McLennan will host Kilgore in its home opener Saturday in a 1 p.m. doubleheader.

McLennan 7, Trinity Valley 1
McLennan 112 300 0 – 7 8 2 
Trinity Valley 100 000 0 – 1 3 2
Lizzie Donaldson and Breanna Heredia. Celeste Gomez, Kimberly Hughes (4) and Alyssa De Los Santos. WP: Donaldson; LP: Gomez. Leading hitters – McLennan: Dariann Resendez (1-4, RBI), Serena Saldivar (2-3, 2B, 2 RBI) and Gabriella Fonseca (1-3, 2 RBI); Trinity Valley: Courtney Johnson (1-2, RBI). Record: McLennan 10-1.

Trinity Valley 4, McLennan 2
McLennan 002 000 0 – 2 11 2
Trinity Valley 102 100 x – 4 7 2
Victoria Vasquez and Estrella Guardiola. Courtney Johnson and Alyssa De Los Santos. WP: Johnson; LP: Vazques. Leading hitters – McLennan: Dariann Resendez (2-3) and Victoria Gonzales (3-4, RBI); Trinity Valley: Shannon Klaus (2-4, 3B, RBI) and Kimberly Abundis (0-3, RBI), Courtney Johnson (0-3, 2B, 2 RBI). Record: McLennan 10-2.