BELTON, Texas -

Hardin-Simmons’ softball team lost to Mary Hardin-Baylor 5-0 on Friday evening at Dee Dillon Field in American Southwest Conference action.

Myranda Hinojosa had an RBI groundout in the fourth inning to break a scoreless tie and the Cru scored four times in the fifth inning on four hits and an error.

Sarah Truelove and Kara LeLeux had two hits each for the Cowgirls. Janie Neyland led UMHB with three hits.

Emily Hardaway worked a complete-game and allowed just three earned runs to fall to 9-9 on the year.

Rebekah Ragsdale tossed a two-hit shutout for the Cru to improve to 17-5 on the season.

HSU is 21-15 overall and 18-13 in ASC play. UMHB improved to 26-12 overall and 21-10 in league play. The teams will play a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday.

Information for this story provided by Hardin-Simmons Athletics.