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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball beat Rosemount High School 1-0

Friday, April 28, 2017

4:15 PM

Hopkins High School

Rosemount High School

Game Recap

On Friday afternoon Hopkins traveled to Rosemount to face the Irish in a non-conference battle. The Royals remained undefeated, downing the Irish 1-0 in a game that featured strong defense and good pitching. In the third inning Kirsten Magaard led off with a single against Tennessee bound pitcher Gabby Sprang. Sydney Bloomquist entered as a pinch runner and advanced to 3rd on Zoe Jeske’s single. Hannah Kleist hit a fielder’s choice to the third baseman and Bloomquist scored. The Royals challenged again in the 7th when Cassy Huiras doubled but were unable to add any insurance. Mak Merritt held the Irish scoreless, throwing a two hitter while striking out 6. The Royals defense took away opportunities throughout the day as a total team effort kept them undefeated. The 6-0 Royals take on section foe Armstrong in Robbinsdale on Monday.