Four Lady Indians reached double figures to pace the Waxahachie offense in shootout win Tuesday against Mansfield Legacy.
Waxahachie jumped out to a 40-29 halftime lead, but Harmoni Turner and the Lady Broncos battled back to outscore the Lady Indians 25-16 in the third quarter of the crucial district basketball game.
Behind Sarah Bush's team-high 23 points, Waxahachie fought off the Legacy comeback, outscoring the Lady Broncos 23-18 in the fourth quarter of the 79-72 win.
The victory moved the Lady Indians to 18-7 on the season and 5-1 in District 10-5A. Waxahachie sits in second-place behind No. 1 (26-2, 6-0) Mansfield Timberview, who they host Friday, Jan. 12 at George W. Solis Gymnasium. Tipoff is at 6:30 p.m.
In addition to Bush's offensive performance, Mya Williams scored 15 points and pulled down five rebounds. Cassidy Morgan just missed a double-double with 11 points and eight boards, while Diamond Atchison added 10 points and a team-high four steals and eight assists.
Jordan McGee finished with eight points and eight boards. Paris Gantt had six points, Rayna Ross scored four, and Destini Washington rounded out the scoring with two points.
The Lady Indians shot 44 percent from the field (24-54) and 24-of-36 at the free throw line.
Harmoni Turner led the way for the Lady Broncos with a game-high 37 points, while Cyliest Smith scored 18.
On Wednesday, Diamond Atchison was announced as a nominee to the McDonald's All-American Games. She is one of 40 Dallas-Fort Worth athletes, which includes Midlothian's Kaden Archie, who were nominated to the national showcase.