Rainbow Wahine softball snag home series over UC Riverside

Rainbow Wahine softball snag home series over UC Riverside
The Rainbow Wahine softball team returned home this weekend to snag a 2-1 series victory over UC Riverside. (Source: Hawaii Athletics)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Rainbow Wahine softball team returned home this weekend to snag a 2-1 series victory over UC Riverside.

After a tough game one, which saw the ‘Bows fall 2-1 to the Highlanders — Hawaii’s Jetta Nannen took the loss for UH after seven innings of work.

Going into Saturday’s doubleheader, the Wahine were energized a ready to play, sweeping Riverside to take the series victory.

In the first game, the Wahine bats came alive to get the 8-7 overtime win, Brittnee Rossi’s walkoff single would send Jetta Nannen home to finish the game in nine innings.

UH easily handled game two with a final score of 8-1 to move to 11-9 overall on the season.

The Wahine are off next week before hosting Long Beach State in a four-game series — starting Friday at 4:00 p.m. Hawaii time.

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