WAXAHACHIE — Life Waxahachie found itself down three scores early in the second quarter against Dallas Lincoln Friday evening in Waxahachie.
The Mustangs then scored 34-unanswered points, highlighted by a 96-yard fumble recovery and return by linebacker SirMichael Veasley late in the fourth quarter, to defeat the Tigers 34-17.
With the Tigers leading 17-0 in the second quarter, Demont Mathis got the Mustangs on the board when he hauled in a 65-yard pass from Everett Pulliam. Pulliam then found J'lon Sanders from 23 yards out for the lone score in the second quarter. The Raul Acosta extra-point kick pulled (2-3) Life Waxahachie within a field goal, 17-14.
Pulliam finished the game 11-of-21 for 164 yards and led the Mustang ground attack with seven carries for 38 yards. He also threw one interception.
Nine different Mustangs carried the football for 118 yards on 34 carries, but it was Pulliam who found paydirt from 10 yards out in the fourth quarter for the first Life Waxahachie lead of the contest, 20-17. After the Ramon scoop-and-score, Josh Sanders caught a 37-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Poston (1-of-1, 37 yards) for the 34-17 final.
The Mustangs limited the Tigers to 227 yards total offense and forced three turnovers.
Life Waxahachie takes this Friday off before returning to action to begin District 4-4A on Friday, Oct. 13 at home against Benbrook. The Bobcats are 1-3 on the season and play Friday, Oct. 6 on the road against Bridgeport.