(Kimballton) The regular season for the Exira-EHK Spartans came to a close with an 8-5 win over Tri-Center on Friday. The Spartans posted 22 regular season wins this year.
Rachel Smith struck out 11 batters and gave up no earned runs. Smith lowered her season ERA to .27. She's also hitting .430 on the year boosted by a 3-4 performance last night with three runs and two RBI. Other multi-hit games came from Kennedy Madsen and Rachel Walker.
Exira-EHK will return to the diamond on Wednesday in their first postseason game. The squad will play the winner of Monday's game between Stanton and CAM.