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Houston sweeps Southland softball team

The Southland softball team lost a pair of close games to Houston (5-8 overall) as they lost 7-2 and 4-3 in Rose Creek Thursday.

The Rebels (4-4 overall) allowed just three total earned runs in the doubleheader.

Houston 7, Southland 2

Southland pitching: Bailey Johnson (L) 7 IP, 6 H, 5 BB, 7 R, 2 ER, 6 K

Southland hitting: Katie Thome 1-for-2 R; Larissa Goslee 1-for-3, RBI, R; Kayla Nelsen 1-for-3, double, RBI; Hattie Wiste 1-for-3

Houston 4, Southland 3

Southland pitching: Bria Nelsen (L) 6 IP, 5 H, 5 BB, 4 R, 1 ER, 4 K

Southland hitting: Kayla Nelsen 1-for-3, triple, R; Bailey Johnson 2-for-3, RBI, R, 3 SB; Lynsey Wilson 2-for-3, RBI, R; Olivia Matheis 1-for-3