An explosive offense helped a close game become a run-rule victory for the Lady Chicks.
Chickasha and Plainview went to the bottom of the fourth tied 4-4 Monday at Chickasha's Elkouri Field. The Lady Chicks scored four runs in back-to-back innings to pull away and earn a 15-5 victory over the Lady Indians.
Chickasha's mix of younger players and players with more experience stepped up in the win over the Lady Indians.
Freshman M'Kailei Myers went 3-for-4 at the plate with three RBIs in the victory. Senior Valerie Inghram went 4-for-5 at the plate with three RBIs.
Chickasha's group of seniors — Inghram, Lexi McElroy and Gracie Weber — drove in five of the team's 15 runs.
Lexi Albright's RBI triple opened the floodgates in the fourth inning for the Lady Chicks. Inghram followed Albright with one of her run-scoring hits.
Two of Myers' RBIs came in the fourth. Her single gave Chickasha an 8-4 lead before Plainview was able to escape the inning.
Chickasha held a commanding 12-4 lead over Plainview by the end of the fifth inning.
The Lady Indians did score a run in the top of the sixth, but Chickasha finished the game with three runs in the bottom half of the inning. Inghram — who drove in a run in each of her final three at-bats — hit a walk-off single to secure the district victory.
The win was the Lady Chicks' sixth in a row and moved them to 10-2 on the season. Chickasha also moved to 3-0 in District 4A-2.
The Lady Chicks scored double-digit runs for the fourth time this season and third time in their three district games. Chickasha opened district play with 13 runs and 19 runs in a doubleheader with Madill.
Chickasha has three wins this season that have been by at least 10 runs.