The District 12 team, which includes players from Pasco and Pinellas counties, stayed alive Tuesday with a 14-4 victory over Texas in the Senior Softball Southern Regional at Jeffersontown, Ky.
District 12 broke it open in the fourth when Ashleigh Hatcher scored on an error and Megan O'Connell scored on a fielder's choice to put the Florida team up 3-1.
In the top of the fifth, a double by Kathryn Zody brought home three runs for a 7-1 lead. District 12 added five runs in the sixth.
District 12 coach Joe Jayne said he looks forward to playing host Jeffersontown today at 8:30 p.m. because its faster pitching style better suits his batters.
The Seminole Junior club lost 11-0 to Midway, Texas, to drop into the losers bracket. Seminole got only two hits _ singles by Emily Ekstrand and Michele Bannister. The team gave up 11 hits.
Seminole plays Jones County, Ga., at 6 p.m. today.