McLennan softball splits to open season in Galveston

Sophomore shortstop Amber Mills had four RBIs in McLennan’s 16-4 run-rule win over UH-Victoria at Galveston College tourney on Friday. (McLennan Athletics courtesy photo)

GALVESTON – The McLennan Highlassies softball team opened the 2015 season with a 16-4 run-rule win over the University of Houston-Victoria Friday morning at the Galveston College Invitational.

Morgan Hill got the win in the circle for the Highlassies. Aubri Hockenbury led the McLennan at the plate, going 3-4 with a home run and seven RBIs. Andrea Gonzales and Danielle Gregory both recorded a double. Amber Mills picked up four RBIs and Gregory had two RBIs.

In the afternoon game, the Highlassies fell to Louisiana State University-Eunice 3-0 with Ashley Mills taking the loss. Hill, Amber Mills and Marisa Flores all singled.

The Highlassies will continue tournament play Saturday with games against Kilgore, Ranger and Navarro.

Complete box scores were unavailable.

McLennan 16, Houston-Victoria 4
McLennan 320 146 – 16 11 2
Houston-Victoria 000 310 – 4 5 2

LSU-Eunice 3, McLennan 0
LSU-Eunice 000 003 0 – 3 2 0
McLennan 000 000 0 – 0 3 1

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