Sports Shorts May 19, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

• The Southern Miss baseball team held off host Houston 6-5 to clinch a share of the Conference USA regular-season title.
The Golden Eagles (28-25, 15-9) will be the second seed for the league tournament, which opens on Wednesday at Rice.
• The season came to an end for the Delta State baseball team on Saturday with a 3-1 loss to West Florida in the NCAA Division II South Regional. Earlier in the day, the Statesmen (44-11-1) stayed alive by beating Valdosta State 7-2.
• The Mississippi State softball season ended with a 3-0 loss to South Alabama in the NCAA Mobile Regional. The Bulldogs (33-24) defeated MVSU 2-1 earlier in the day.