When the University Interscholastic League moved the pitching rubber back three feet before the start of the 2011 season it did so to give hitters a chance.
Waxahachie’s Brooke Goad has other ideas.
In the final game of the opening day of the Mary Jane Eubank Memorial Tournament on Thursday Goad pitched her third career no-hitter in a 15-0 run-ruled victory against W.T. White.
As a freshman last season Goad pitched two no-hitters against Waco in district play and on Thursday the sophomore held W.T. White hitless through three while calling he own pitches to pick up the easy decision.
With the win the Lady Indians improved to 2-0 in the tournament and 2-1 on the season with games at noon and 6 p.m. today.
While Goad was in control in the circle, the Waxahachie offense was busy at the plate.
Freshman Ariel Ortiz, sophomore Summer Davila, Goad and senior Lauren Johnson had two hits each while Cassie Hayes was 1-for-1 with two runs scored.
Goad and Ortiz scored two runs each while Davila scored three.
Waxahachie plays Arlington Heights at noon today before hosting West tonight.
On Saturday, Waxahachie will play former district rival Cleburne at 8 a.m. before waiting all day to play Sam Houston at 8 p.m.
In other tournament action Saturday, Duncanville will play W.T. White at 10 a.m., Cleburne will play Arlington Heights at noon, West vs. W.T. White at 2 p.m., Arlington Heights vs. Duncanville at 4 p.m. and West vs. Sam Houston at 6 p.m.
Next weekend the Lady Indians will play in the Southlake Varsity Tournament with games starting Thursday.