Both teams were strong in the pitcher’s circle Monday, but Murray Spartans Varsity defeated Olympus 3-1. Kelle Baer allowed just three hits to Olympus.
Baer was the winning pitcher for Murray Spartans Varsity. She went seven innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out five and walking zero.
Emma Marchant took the loss for Olympus. She lasted six innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out 13.
Murray Spartans Varsity tallied one home run on the day. Sidney Holtz put one out in the sixth inning.
Alyssa McDonald, Kaylee Lundeen, Holtz, Akiko Ishikawa, and Baer each collected one hit to lead Murray Spartans Varsity.
Olympus didn’t commit a single error in the field. Rhylee Rasmussen had 13 chances in the field, the most on the team.