MCC Softball Sweeps Temple

(March 27, 2013) -- The McLennan Highlassies swept the Temple Lady Leopards Wednesday afternoon in Temple.

MCC shutout Temple 4-0 in game one wIth Veronica Garcia getting the win.

The Highlassies scored two runs in the top of the fifth. Tiffany Birdwell led off with a solo home run. Taylor Davis then doubled, moved to third on a sacrifice bunt by Courtney Mica and scored on an overthrown pick off attempt.

MCC's final two runs came in the sixth. Natali Duron doubled and scored on a double by Lena Capps. Capps then advanced to third on a passed ball and stole home.

The Highlassies defeated the Lady Leopards 6-5 in game two with Laura Wilson picking up the win.

Temple began the scoring with one run in the bottom of the first as Rachel Laird doubled and scored on a single by Shelbi Swenson.

MCC responded with four runs in the top of the second. Capps drew a leadoff walk and Sevanah Campos-Reyes was safe on a bunt. Both runners advanced on a sacrifice bunt by Birdwell. Audrey Calvo singled to load the bases. Davis followed with a double to score Capps, Campos-Reyes and Calvo. Mica then singled to score Davis.

The Lady Leopards added a run in the second as Lacie Salas singled, advanced to third on a double by Kelsie Lee and scored on a single by Laird.

The Highlassies added two runs in the fourth. Davis singled and and scored on a single by Kady Crow. Abby White followed with a single to score Crow.

Temple scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth. Lee led off with a double and moved to third on a ground out by Laird. Savannah Stech then singled to score Lee. Stech moved to second on a passed ball and scored on a double by Jenna Bane.

The Lady Leopards rounded out the scoring with a run in the sixth. Salas singled and was replaced by pinch runnner Kourtney Ferguson. Ferguson advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by MacKenzie Grier, moved to third on a passed ball and scored on a ground out by Rachael Malish.

MCC returns to action on April 3, traveling to Gainesville to face North Central in a 1 p.m. doubleheader.


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