Fighting back after a tough loss to Ennis Tuesday the Waxahachie Lady Indians traveled to Mesquite Friday and pulled off a 6-4 win against Poteet.

Brooke Goad picked up the win in the circle and had three strikeouts while allowing nine hits.

Freshman Ariel Ortiz led the offensive charge that saw nine hits for Waxahachie as she was 3-for-4 with a triple, two RBI and a run scored. Goad was 2-for-3 with a double and a RBI.

With the win the Lady Indians are 5-3 in District 15-4A at the halfway point.

“Tonight we played great team ball. We picked each other up and we fought hard to get this win,” Waxahachie coach Steve Howell said.  “We saw improvements in defense, as well as offensive execution and production.  Going into the second round of a very tough and competitive district, we really needed this win, so it was great to see the girls go out there and compete.”

Waxahachie plays at Terrell on Tuesday before hosting Red Oak Friday.

Forney leads the district race with a 7-1 record while Ennis and Corsicana are tied for second. Waxahachie is tied with Poteet for third while Red Oak is in fifth with a 4-4 record.