MANSFIELD — The Waxahachie Lady Indians are in position to make the playoffs, but a chance at winning the District 7-6A title appeared to slip away on Tuesday night as Mansfield High scored late to beat the Lady Indians, 1-0.
The game was scoreless at intermission, but in the second half the host Lady Tigers scored the decisive goal by Cierra Edwards.
The Lady Indians (13-3-2, 7-3) were slated to host DeSoto on Friday night with a 7 p.m. kickoff. The team was to honor its six seniors — Nina Ramirez, Angelica Gutierrez, Brooke Trull, Rockie Acosta, Gillian Magruder and Stephanie Mendez — at the game. The Lady Indians will also travel to Grand Prairie to face Young Women’s Leadership Academy on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
With 21 points, the Lady Indians are tied for third place with South Grand Prairie in the 7-6A girls’ soccer standings. Mansfield and Mansfield Lake Ridge are tied for first place with 27 points. A win is worth 3 points and a tie is worth 1 point.
7-6A boys: WHS 0, Lake Ridge 0
For the second time this season, the Waxahachie boys’ soccer team battled to a goalless draw against Mansfield Lake Ridge, this time at home. The two teams also fought to donuts at Lake Ridge on Jan. 31.
The Indians (10-4-5, 2-2-5) were scheduled to travel to DeSoto on Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. They will host Grand Prairie on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. as they enter the final stretch of the regular season.
The Indians entered Friday night’s action with 11 points in the 7-6A standings, trailing Lake Ridge’s 12 and fourth-place Mansfield Summit’s 13. Mansfield High leads the way with 22 points, followed by Grand Prairie and South Grand Prairie with 15 points each.