It's been a remarkable run as the non-ranked Waxahachie Lady Indians have stormed into the Region II Regional Semifinals at the Garland Special Events Center with impressive wins against top teams.
Waxahachie enters this weekend’s four-team dance as the only team unranked in the final Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A poll.
In the first game of the Region II double header on Friday, No. 4 Hewitt Midway (31-4) takes on No. 5 Dallas Lincoln. Tip off is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Waxahachie (25-13) takes the court at 7:30 p.m. against No. 6 Frisco (32-3).
Last year Midway fell to eventual state champ Lincoln, 55-49 in the Regional playoffs.
The Region II championship game is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Frisco defeated Highland Park, 106-42, in the bi-district playoff before beating Dallas Kimball, 93-29, in the area round. Tuesday, the Raccoons defeated Frisco Centennial, 70-49.
This season the Lady Indians and Frisco have faced simular opponents.
Frisco defeated Kaufman (78-22), The Colony (54-42), DeSoto (67-55) and West Mesquite (57-40).
Waxahachie topped Kaufman (59-25), The Colony (53-39) and West Mesquite (73-66). The Lady Indians lost to DeSoto, 63-32.
Both teams lost to Houston Bellaire in the Sandra Meadows Classic. Frisco lost 53-44 while the Lady Indians lost 59-43.
Leading the Raccoons on the court this season are Tiffany Moore, Shay Cooney-Williams and Jazmyn Dorsett.
Moore, a 5-Foot-10 junior, is averaging 17 points points a game. Against Highland park she scored 31 points and pulled down 19 rebounds.
Cooney-Williams, a 5-Foot-7 senior, is averaging 14 points per game and scored 22 points against Centennial.
Dorsett, a 5-foot-10 junior, scored 17 points against Centennial.
Waxahachie is the only team that entered the playoffs as a fourth seed to advance past the first round.
Thirty-two teams began the Region II playoffs. Waxahachie is peaking at the right time and has made a place for itself in the final four.
Waxahachie is riding a 5-game winning streak heading into Friday’s game. Frisco has won 17 straight following its loss to Houston Bellaire.
Waco defeated No. 8 Longview before facing Waxahachie. The Lady Indians will be ready for Friday’s game, just as they were on Tuesday.