Emmanuella Edoka had a double-double with ten points and 13 rebounds. Kharysma Bryant also scored ten points and Sheila Hawkes added nine--all on three 3-pointers.
Samantha Heiler made four triples and scored 14 points to pace the Spartans. Cierra Dillard had 12.
Kearney led by 14 after three quarters, but Gates-Chili never gave up. However, the Spartans never got closer than the final margin.
The Kings upped their record to 9-2 while the Spartans fell to 9-4.