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Royalton head coach Kelly Gotfredson, left, waves Royals junior Emma Kasella around third base to score in the Royals’ 14-1 victory over ACGC, Tuesday.

The Royalton offense showed off in the past three games, going 2-for-3 for wins after scoring 31 runs in the three games.

Royalton’s offensively-fueled run began with a doubleheader sweep of Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, April 22.

In game one, the Royals won 10-2 after ripping 18 hits.

Royalton was led by junior Breanna Wenner, who went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Callie Vannurden added two hits, one of them a home run, two runs and two RBIs, while Sofia Conrad earned three hits, and senior Aubrey Krueger scored three times.

On the mound, junior Shelby Hovland was solid, pitching all seven innings, and allowing only two earned runs.

Hovland also went all seven in a 14-1 victory in five innings in the second game of the doubleheader. She allowed only one run on five hits and struck out four batters.

On Offense, Conrad and Wenner each drove in three runs. Sophomore Kayla Sobiech added two RBIs, and reached base three out of four times she came to bat.

Krueger scored four times.

Finally, the Royals blew a 6-3 lead after allowing seven runs in the final two innings of an 11-7 loss to Kimball, Monday.

The Cubs out hit the Royals, 15-7.

Royalton was led by Krueger, who was 1-for-2 with a home run, drew three walks, scored three times and drove in two runs.

Josie Leinonen had the only multi-hit night for the Royals and scored a run. Vannurden ripped a double, scored a run and drove in one.

Royalton (2-2) will host Holdingford for another CMC battle, Monday.

The Huskers (3-1) will be coming off a 13-3 win over Paynesville, April 22, and a 9-0 loss to Maple Lake, Tuesday.

In the win over Paynesville, the Huskers were led by senior Kendra Gerads, who stole four bases, ripped two hits and scored three times. She also pitched all five innings, allowing three runs on eight hits and struck out six.

In the loss to the Irish, Lauren Soltis had two hits to lead the Huskers.

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