Highlanders complete sweep of Coastal Bend

The McLennan Highlanders picked up two wins over the Coastal Bend Cougars this afternoon to complete the three-game series sweep.

The Highlanders took game one 4-3 with Greg Maisto getting the win on the mound. Trevor Podsednik lead the Highlanders at the plate going 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Zach Gonzalez and Braxton Hollenshead also recorded RBIs.

McLennan defeated the Highlanders 11-3 in the nightcap with Kody Hessemer getting the win. Miles Manning and Matt Campbell both hit triples, and Jonathan Tauzin hit a double. Zac Valenzuela, Dalton Rodriguez, Manning and Tauzin all recorded two RBIs each.

The Highlanders begin conference play on Wednesday, traveling to Gainesville for a noon doubleheader with North Central.  

McLennan 4, Coastal Bend 3
Coastal Bend 200 010 0 – 3 5 1
McLennan 000 400 x – 4 4 2 
Rony Chavarria, Jonathan Acosta (5), Benny Zamudio (6) and Aaron Watts.
Greg Maisto, Patrick Herbelin and J.T. Stevenson. WP: Maisto; LP: Chavarria; Save: Herbelin. Leading hitters – Coastal Bend: Jeremy Olivo (1-2, RBI), Josh Cruz (0-3, RBI) and Rayce Gatlin (1-2, RBI); McLennan: Zach Gonzalez (0-3, RBI), Trevor Podsednik (2-3, 2B, RBI) and Braxton Hollenshead (1-3, RBI). Record: McLennan 9-7.

McLennan 11, Coastal Bend 3
Coastal Bend 002 001 000  – 3 8 3
McLennan 001 050 14x – 11 12 3
Randy Sanchez, Rex Hoyt (4), Adrian Acosta (7), Chris Castillo (7), Richard Seqovia (8) and John Ramirez. Kody Hessemer, Nathan Bertness (6), Miles Manning (9) and Dalton Rodriquez. WP: Hessemer; LP: Sanchez. Leading hitters – Coastal Bend: Justin Sanchez (2-4), Cody Perez (1-3, 2B) and Rayce Gatlin (2-3, RBI); McLennan: Matt Campbell (2-5, 3B, RBI), Lorenzo Lynch (1-5, RBI), Zac Valenzuela (2-3, 2 RBI), Dalton Rodriguez (1-,3 2 RBI), Miles Manning (2-4, 3B, 2 RBI), Jonathan Tauzin (1-1, 2B, 2 RBI). Record: McLennan 10-7.


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