Highlassies run rule Cisco

Highlassies run rule Cisco

McLennan Softball picked up another conference victory with a 10-1 run rule over the Cisco Lady Wranglers this afternoon in Cisco.
 
The Highlassies began the scoring with a run in the top of the first as Kaelin Morkisch singled and scored on a double by Olivia Lantigua.
 
McLennan added a run in the second. Arianna Perales led off with a double and moved to third on a ground out by Rebeca Fajardo. Charley Avery drew a walk and Perales scored on a passed ball.
 
Another McLennan run scored in the third as Sophie Wideman doubled and scored on a single by Emeri Eubanks.
 
The Highlassies increased the lead to 4-0 with another run in the fourth. Fajardo walked and stole second, and Brooke Arnold singled. Arnold then moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Avery, and Fajardo scored on a ground out by Morkisch.
 
McLennan added three runs in the fifth. Kaitlin Richards singled and was replaced by pinch runner Destiny Sanchez. Wideman followed with a two-run homer. Perales doubled and was replaced by pinch runner Genisa Marrero-Carter. Marrero-Carter then stole third and scored on a Cisco error.
 
Cisco got on the board with a run in the bottom of the fifth as Everly Carey walked and scored on a double by Sarah Welsh.
 
Another three McLennan runs crossed the plate in the sixth. Richards and Wideman both singled and scored on a double by Eubanks. Perales then singled to score Eubanks.
 
McLennan continues conference play Thursday, traveling to Temple for a 4 p.m. doubleheader.
 
McLennan 111 133 – 10 13 0
Cisco 000 010 – 1 4 2
Emily Klanika, Carla Torres (5), Klanika (5) and Kaitlin Richards. Ileana Ortega, Erin Michael (5) and Everly Carey. WP: Klanika; LP: Ortega. Leading hitters – McLennan: Kaelin Morkisch (1-4, RBI), Olivia Lantigua (1-4, 2B, RBI), Kaitlin Richards (2-4), Sophie Wideman (3-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI), Emeri Eubanks (2-4, 2B, 3 RBI) and Arianna Perales (3-4, 2 2B, RBI); Cisco: Dionne Pierre (2-3), Everly Carey (1-1, 2B) and Sarah Welsh (1-2, 2B, RBI). Record: McLennan 26-20 (17-11).