Spring Mills earned their fifth win of the season in a 7-4 victory over Howard in Centre County Baseball League action Thursday.
Pitcher Jordan Brennan struck out nine to lead the Braves to the victory.
Cody Luse and Eric Kempton both had two singles for Spring Mills. Kevin Conklin added a double.
Evan Gettig and Scott Zuback each had two singles to lead Howard.
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Spring Mills (5-13) will face the Hawks (9-9) again on Sunday at Howard in the first round of the league playoffs.