Indians blank ’Horns in 11-6A bow

Kelly pitches 3-hit shutout to get district started on winning note

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Waxahachie sophomore catcher Jaxson Crow works behind the dish during a recent game at Richards Park. The Indians made their District 11-6A debut a successful one as they blanked Cedar Hill, 9-0, on Tuesday.

The Waxahachie Indians baseball team opened up their District 11-6A schedule in dominating fashion on Tuesday night with a 9-0 shutout victory over the visiting Cedar Hill Longhorns at Richards Park.

Casey Kelly pitched a three-hit shutout for the Indians (12-4, 1-0), scattering three singles and striking out eight while walking two. The Indians also turned a double play in the field.

Kelly received plenty of offensive support as well. Anthony Mata homered for the Tribe, while Jared Thomas had a pair of triples and Xavien Thompson doubled in the win.

Isaac Godard took the loss for the Longhorns (2-13, 0-1). Darrion Jackson, Ivan Parnatz and Tayler Jackson each had a hit for Cedar Hill.

The Indians were scheduled to host Duncanville at Richards Park on Friday night. They will host Mansfield High on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Richards Park to end their homestand before traveling to Waco High next Friday.