Houston's Kayla Kelley delivers a pitch Monday night against Cabool in their 11-12 softball game at Chamber Field.

The Houston Lady Tigers 11-12 softball team won three more games the past week to improve to 9-1.

Houston completed the week Monday night with a 12-0 blanking of Cabool. On June 12, the Lady Tigers thumped Cabool 18-1. Three days later, Houston avenged its only loss of the season by beating Eminence 9-7.

On Monday, Kayla Kelley only allowed four baserunners in three innings and struck out four. Alexa Ichord led the offense with an inside-the-park grand slam in the second. Kayla Kelley also had a home run and two RBIs.

Amber Sillyman, Abigail Adams, Haley Kelley, Amber Cornelison, Taylor Franklin and Kayla Herndon all had hits and scored.

“This was a team effort all the way around,” coach Craig Pounds said. “It’s coming together really well.”

At Eminence, Ichord had her fourth inside-the-park homer in three games to spark the offense. Sarah Garrett also homered.

“This was a good win for us,” Pounds said. “I am looking forward to the rest of the season the way we are playing right now.”

The Lady Tigers complete their regular season tonight (Thursday) at Licking. The league tournament begins June 25 with the finals June 30 in Houston.

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