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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball beat Waconia High School 6-1

Thursday, April 6, 2017

4:15 PM

Waconia High School

Hopkins High School

Game Recap

Hopkins opened its season on Thursday with a 6-1 win over the Waconia Wildcats. The game was played at Hopkins. The Royals offensive attack began in the bottom of the first inning with Parker Stoddard doubling in two runs. Stoddard scored in the next at bat as Maci Shatirishvili doubled and put the Royals up 3-0. The Royals bats stayed hot with Makenzie Merritt hitting her first home run of the season, bringing home Natalie DenHartog who had a perfect night at the plate going 3 for 3 with two doubles and a triple. Evelyn Barczak added a run and two hits to the Hopkins effort. Merritt earned her first win of the season from the mound. The senior allowed 1 run, on 3 hits, while striking out 8 Wildcat hitters. Hopkins plays its next game Tuesday night against Orono.