Warriors James hits walk-off homer sending West to the quarterfinals

Warriors softball defeats Mercedes winning the first two games out of three

VICTORIA,Texas–The West Warriors softball team won their first game of the three game series in the second round of the playoffs.

Our Athlete of the Week Alexis James started the game on the mound for the Warriors and ended up throwing another shut out six innings recording six strikeouts to give the Warriors the win in game one. The game ended up going to extra innings as neither team had put up a run. The Warriors able to score and win the game 3-0.

In game game two, which was the deciding game, the Warriors come up with the 5-3 win off a 2-run walk off homer by Alexis James. James, who also came into the game to pitch in the second inning, shut down Mercedes after they scored three runs in the first.

The Warriors will now head to the quarterfinals for the first time in school history.