Indians win first 6A playoff game

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Indians win first 6A playoff game

Eric Speelman, Staff Writer

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The baseball field at the Bill Midkiff Sports Complex was witness to Waxahachie baseball history on Thursday as the Waxahachie Indians defeated the Dallas Skyline Raiders by an 8-4 score in game one of their best-of-three series.

After a thirty-minute delay before first pitch, Waxahachie opened the scoring with 7 runs in the home half of the first, chasing Skyline starter Carlos Cerda after just 1/3 of an inning. Romeo Rodriguez would hit a single to put the Raiders on the board in the second, but the Indians would push the margin back to 7 in the bottom of the third.

The visitors would close the gap to 4 with a 3-run top of the 4th, but the Tribe had done enough damage to hold the lead.

Waxahachie takes a 1-0 series lead to Raider Field at Skyline High School on Friday. First pitch, weather permitting, is scheduled for 5 pm. The Indians’ entire playoff run can be heard on KBEC 1390 AM/99.1 FM or online at KBEC.com.