The members of the 2016 HHS softball team.

Junior Kaitlyn Root had three hits and five RBIs to lead the Houston softball team past Seymour 14-1 on the road Monday.

Tori McCloud, Taylor Chipps and Stephani Crewse had two hits apiece for the Lady Tigers (5-6).

Sophomore Emily Roberts struck out three in the complete-game victory.

Over the weekend, Houston finished fourth in the Walnut Grove Tournament.

The fifth-seeded Lady Tigers opened the tournament Friday night with a 2-0 victory against the host team.

Carly Crawford was 2-for-5 with a double and run scored.

Roberts scattered four hits and struck out two.

In Saturday’s semifinals, Houston was shut out for the third time this season in a 7-0 loss to top-seeded El Dorado Springs.

Ellie Bradshaw and Roberts had the team’s lone hits. McCloud and Kameron Hall each walked twice.

In the third-place game, McCloud had Houston’s lone hit in a 10-1 loss to Morrisville.

Chipps knocked in the Lady Tigers’ only run with a first-inning sacrifice fly that scored McCloud, who had walked.

Last Tuesday, HHS lost 15-0 at Salem and fell to 0-2 in the South Central Association.

Houston has failed to score a run in its two conference games.

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