Highlassies win two to close out McLennan Classic

(McLennan Athletics courtesy photo)
Danielle Gregory hit two home runs in the Highlassies’ win over Galveston on Saturday. (McLennan Athletics courtesy photo)

WACO – The McLennan Highlassies closed out the McLennan Softball Classic with two wins on Saturday.

McLennan defeated Kilgore 7-6 in eight innings with Morgan Hill picking up the win. Cheyenne Bell led the Highlassies at the plate, going 3-4 with two RBIs. Hill was 2-3 with two RBIs and Andrea Gonzales was also 2-3. Kaymee Gooden picked up two RBIs on one hit and Summer Dolezel recorded an RBI.

The Highlassies closed out the tournament with an 8-0 run-rule victory over Galveston. Danielle Gregory was hot at the plate, going 2-4 with two home runs and two RBIs. Amber Mills was 3-4 and Aubri Hockenbury recorded a double and two RBIs. Hill and Gooden both went 1-3 with an RBI. Bell picked up two RBIs.

McLennan returns to action to Wednesday, traveling to Houston for a 1 p.m. doubleheader at San Jacinto.

McLennan 7, Kilgore 6
Kilgore 000 120 30 – 6 8 2
McLennan 203 100 01 – 7 9 4
Hayley Vavra, Jordyn Rogers (3) and Morgan Woodruff. Ashley Mills, Morgan Hill (7) and Cheyenne Bell. WP: Hill; LP: Rogers. Leading hitters – Kilgore: Mariah Goguen (2-40, Angelica Gonzales (2-4, 2 RBI), KeAmbria Hunter (0-4, RBI), Madison Goolsby (1-4, 2 RBI), Hayley McCullers (0-0, RBI); McLennan: Andrea Gonzales (2-3), Cheyenne Bell (3-4, 2 RBI), Morgan Hill (2-3, 2 RBI), Kaymee Gooden (1-3, 2 RBI) and Summer Dolezel (0-2, RBI). Record: McLennan 11-3.

McLennan 8, Galveston 0
Galveston 000 00 – 0 4 1
McLennan 241 01 – 8 10 0
Kati Turner and Andrea Gonzales. WP: Turner. Leading hitters – McLennan: Danielle Gregory (2-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI), Amber Mills (3-4), Aubri Hockenbury (1-2, 2B, 2 RBI), Cheyenne Bell (0-2, 2 RBI), Morgan Hill (1-3, RBI) and Kaymee Gooden (1-3, RBI). McLennan 12-3.

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