Broken Bow Spirit – White lost the lead late in an 8-4 defeat to Spirit Blue on Thursday. The game was tied at four with Spirit Blue batting in the top of the fifth and the bats came alive for Spirit Blue as they pushed across four runs for the victory. Ryan Nielsen pitched Spirit Blue to victory. She allowed eight hits and four runs over five innings, striking out four.Victoria Coleman took the loss for Broken Bow Spirit – White. She went two and a third innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four and walking one.