The Superior High School girls soccer team closed the regular season with a 3-1 win over Hayward to finished a perfect 8-0 in the Middle Border Conference.
Superior holds an 8-3 overall record and opens the WIAA playoffs Thursday at No. 6 Marshfield. Superior is the No. 11 seed.
Hayward led off the scoring Tuesday with a goal from Megan Martinson three minutes into play. Cassie Hanson tied the game at 1-1 in the eighth minute, assisted by Amber Holt, and the score remained tied at halftime.
Hanson scored again for the Spartans 12 minutes into the second half to give Superior the lead. Sage Olson assisted on the goal.
Holt then finished up for Superior with an unassisted goal in the 71st minute.
On Friday, the Spartans fell to the Ashland Oredockers 5-0 in Superior.
Ashland (10-2-3) built a 3-0 lead before Holt put the Spartans (7-3) on the board with an unassisted goal in the 53rd minute.
The Oredockers received three goals from Jenna St. Germain and two from Tori Johnson.
Sara Balcer finished with 11 saves in goal for Superior, and Mollie Richardson had three saves for Ashland.
Hayward 1 0 — 1
Superior 1 2 — 3
First half — 1. HHS, Megan Martinson, 3rd minute; 2. SHS, Cassie Hanson (Amber Holt), 8th minute.
Second half — 3. SHS, Hanson (Sage Olson), 52nd minute; 4. SHS, Holt (unassisted), 71st minute.
Superior 0 1 — 1
Ashland 2 3 — 5
First half — 1. AHS, Tori Johnson (Kaiya Voldberg), 18th minute; 2. AHS, Jenna St. Germain (unassisted), 37th minute.
Second half — 3. AHS, St. Germain (Hayley Heino), 48th minute; 4. SHS. Amber Holt (unassisted), 53rd minute; 5. Johnson (Voldberg), 56th minute; 6. St. Germain (unassisted), 85th minute
Saves — SHS, Sara Balcer, 11. AHS, Mollie Richardson, 3.