By the time the Waxahachie Lady Indians take the volleyball court for their district tilt Friday evening against Cedar Hill, it will have been exactly one month since their last loss.
In fact, it will also be a full calendar month since the Lady Indians last dropped a single set.
Waxahachie improved to 33-4 on the season and remained perfect through six District 7-6A matches after sweeping Mansfield High at home on Tuesday, 25-14, 25-19, 25-19.
The Lady Indians have also won eight-consecutive matches and are 7-0 in true-road tests — all while having still dropped just nine total sets on the season to 79 set wins.
Audrey Nalls tallied a match-high 25 kills for the Lady Indians, while Lacy Mott had nine, and Essence Clerkley and Courtney Crownover each had four.
Baylee Whitehead, Alli Wells and Kate Morgan all recorded a pair of aces, but it was Ragan Ward who led the Lady Indians with 14 points at the service line.
Ward also recorded 38 assists.
Nalls (14), Ward (12), Wells (12) and Whitehead (10) all recorded double-digit digs, as well.
The Lady Indians were also able to rattle, or at least somewhat contain, University of Texas-commit Molly Phillips, as well. The senior outside hitter for the Lady Tigers recorded 16 kills on 49 swings with five errors (.224-hitting percentage).
LAST TIME OUT
The Waxahachie Lady Indians made quick work of DeSoto on Friday night to remain unbeaten in district play.
Waxahachie won the opening set 25-6 and then followed with 25-14, 25-17 wins in games two and three.
The victory moved the Lady Indians to 32-4 on the season and 5-0 in District 7-6A. They currently sit atop the district standings and ahead of (28-11, 4-1) Mansfield, (17-10, 3-2) South Grand Prairie and (28-9, 3-2) Mansfield Lake Ridge in the playoff race.
On Friday, Audrey Nalls led the way for the Lady Indians with 13 kills, while Courtney Crownover and Essence Clerkley each had seven.
Ragan Ward led the team with 20 assists and 12 service points and added two aces. Fayth Hunt chipped in 10 assists from the setter position.
Behind the service line, Allie Wells recorded a team-high three aces to go with her eight points and Kate Morgan added eight points and two aces.
Though the Lady Indians remained in the No. 10 spot in the Texas Girls Coaches Association 6A poll, they did manage to jump two spots to No. 16 in the USA Today Super 25 national poll.
The Lady Indians remain at home for a 5:30 p.m match Friday against (13-10, 3-4) Cedar Hill.