Smithville was defeated by Excelsior Springs 11-1 in the district semifinals on Thursday, Oct. 14.
The Warriors season ended with a final record of 23-10, which helped them secure the top spot in their district.
Excelsior Springs jumped out to 7-0 lead in the first two innings over Smithville.
The Warriors wouldn’t be able to add a run until the bottom of the fifth inning, when the game was already out of reach for a Smithville comeback.
Pitcher Haley Cotter was a major factor for the Warriors this season as she commanded the circle throughout the year. Her impressive pitching helped Smithville throughout their way to the 23-10 campaign.