All good things come to those who wait.

All good things come to those who wait.

For the Ardmore Lady Tigers, their patience paid off Thursday night in the form of their first victory of the season.

Ardmore managed to bounce back from a tough opening game against Washington at the Chisholm Trail Classic to defeat the Bethel Lady Wildcats in the night game, moving them to 1-2 on the season.

The Lady Tigers will be back in action today against the Mustang JV team at 2:30 p.m. followed by a contest against Pauls Valley at 7 p.m. at Firelake Casino in Shawnee.

Washington 9 Ardmore 0 F/5

Ardmore struggled in its first game of the day Thursday against the Washington Lady Warriors, putting the Lady Tigers on a two-game losing streak.

Washington scored the opening run of the game in the bottom of the first, before adding one more run in the third.

The game was put out of reach by the Lady Warriors as they scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Jacy Johnson took the loss for Ardmore in the circle, throwing four innings of work. She allowed eight hits with seven walks and one strikeout.

Ardmore 12 Bethel 3 F/5

The Lady Tigers offense came to life in a big way during the nightcap against Bethel.

Despite going down early 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning, Ardmore responded with three runs in the top of the third.

Lauren Blankenship tied the game with an RBI double to center, before Savannah Marris gave the Lady Tigers the lead with an RBI single to right field.

Makila Case then registered an RBI groundout to finish off the inning.

Bethel managed to get one run back in the bottom of the third, but Ardmore was far from finished.

Blankenship would smash a grand slam to left field in the top of the fourth, giving the Lady Tigers a 7-2 advantage. 

Case then got in on the action as she hit an RBI single to right field to make it 8-2.

Madilyn Molina later scored on an error to put the Lady Tigers at 9-2.

The Lady Wildcats made it 9-3 with a run in the bottom of the fourth.

Avery Lowe brought Ardmore to 10 runs with an RBI double to left in the fifth, before Marris and Case each registered RBI hits to finish off the scoring and the victory.

Marris got the win in the circle for Ardmore, throwing five innings of work. She allowed three earned runs on seven hits with two walks and one strikeout against the Lady Wildcats.