McLennan Softball falls to Weatherford to end season

The McLennan Highlassies run at the Region V Tournament came to an end with a 10-3 loss to the Weatherford Lady Coyotes tonight in Weatherford. Sophomore Emily Klanika took the loss in the circle.
 
McLennan began the scoring with two runs in the top of the first. Kaelin Morkisch drew a lead-off walk and Olivia Lantigua singled. Sophie Wideman followed with a sacrifice bunt, bringing Morkisch in to score. Lantigua then moved to third on a ground out by Kaitlin Richards and scored on a single by Emeri Eubanks.
 
Weatherford scored five runs in the bottom of the inning. Eliza Eberhard and Kristin Kamnick both reached safely on errors, advanced on a passed ball and scored on a double by Morgan Page. Stephanie Jimenez followed with a single to score Page. Mylonee Becerra and Payton Salmon both singled, loading the bases. Amanda Vallejo then singled to score Jimenez and Becerra.
 
The Lady Coyotes added a run in the second. Kamnick walked but was out at second on a fielder's choice by Page. Page then moved to second on a passed ball and scored on a double by Jimenez.
 
The Highlassies' final run came in the top of the third. Wideman singled and Richards was safe on an error. Both runners advanced on a sacrifice bunt by Eubanks. Arianna Perales then singled to score Wideman.
 
Weatherford added two more runs in the fourth as Page doubled and scored on a Jimenez home run.
 
The Lady Coyotes rounded out the scoring with two runs in the bottom of the sixth. Eberhard led off with a solo home run. Kamnick doubled and moved to third on a ground out by Page. Jimenez followed with the sacrifice fly, scoring Kamnick.
 
McLennan ends the season with an overall record of 27-26.
 
Weatherford 10, McLennan 3
McLennan 201 000 0 – 3 8 3
Weatherford 510 202 – 10 12 1
Emily Klanika, Carla Torres (4) and Sophie Wideman. Casson Rasmussen and Mylonee Becerra. WP: Rasmussen; LP: Klanika. Leading hitters – McLennan: Kaelin Morkisch (2-3), Sophie Wideman (1-2, RBI), Emeri Eubanks (1-2, RBI), Arianna Perales (0-3, RBI) and Genisa Marrero-Carter (2-3); Weatherford: Eliza Eberhard (1-4, HR, RBI), Morgan Page (2-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI), Stephanie Jimenez (3-3, 2B, HR, 5 RBI), Mylonee Becerra (2-4), Kristin Kamnick (1-3, 2B) and Amanda Vallejo (1-3, 2 RBI). Record: McLennan 27-26 (17-15).