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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball beat Eden Prairie High School 8-3

Monday, May 15, 2017

4:15 PM

Eden Prairie High School

Hopkins High School

Game Recap

The Hopkins Royals returned to their winning ways on Monday winning a Lake Conference game against Eden Prairie 8-3. The Royals bats returned to form with Natalie DenHartog and Makenzie Merritt leading the way. DenHartog went 3 for 3 with 3 RBIs and a home run. Merritt drove in 3 runs while also homering. Annika Crouser added 2 hits and an RBI as the Royals threatened in every inning. Merritt earned the complete game win. She struck out 8 Eagle hitters, scattering 6 hits. Merritt was backed by strong defensive play by the Royals defense. The win puts the Royals at 10-6 on the year. They travel to Visitation tomorrow for a non-conference matchup.