Waxahachie took an early lead on West Mesquite Friday in District 15-4A play before the Lady Wranglers battled back and tied the game.
The West Mesquite rally ignited the Waxahachie bats and the Lady Indians stormed away from their district foe and run-ruled the Lady Wranglers 14-4 in six innings.
Brooke Goad picked up her third win in district by pitching all six innings and allowing seven hits while striking out three. Only one of West Mesquite’s four runs were earned as Waxahachie committed eight errors in the game.
Summer Davila led Waxahachie at the plate as the sophomore short stop was 4-for-4 with three RBI and three runs score. Goad was 3-for-4 at the dish with two RBI and three runs scored while freshman leadoff hitter Ariel Ortiz was 2-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored and a RBI.
All the starters had at least one hit for the Lady Indians while Kaitlyn O’Brien, Lauren Johnson, Sam Castillo, Tiffany Haines and Tori Kvapil all picked up RBIs.
Saturday’s scheduled game against Lancaster was forfeited resulting in a win for Waxahachie as the team improved to 9-10 on the season and 4-2 in district play.
Waxahachie jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one inning before West Mesquite rallied to tie the game at three heading into the bottom of the third.
Over the next three innings the Lady Indians produced 11 runs en route to the teams second run-rule victory in district play.
The Lady Indians opened district with a 10-0 win against Terrell before topping Red Oak 7-2 as the bats continued to roll.
Forney snapped the two-game district winning streak before Corsicana stunned the Lady Indians on Monday by holding them to three hits in a 10-0 run-rule loss.
Showing the poise needed to be a playoff team Waxahachie bounced back with 15 hits Friday for the win.
Waxahachie will host Ennis Tuesday before playing at Mesquite Poteet Friday. Both games have 7 p.m. starts with JV games at 5:30 p.m..
In junior varsity action Friday the Lady Indians defeated West Mesquite 16-1 behind the pitching of Jaymie Kendrick and the hitting of Tori Pannill and Cassie Hayes.
Pannill was 3-for-3 for Waxahachie while Hayes was 2-for-3.