Hockey: Rogers boys trip MAML 4-2

The Rogers Royals nabbed their 21st straight conference win 4-1 over Monticello-Annandale-Maple Lake on Saturday.

Zach Hnath and Andrew Smith scored on the power play in the first period when the Royals gave  up the first goal but outshot the hosts 20-8.

The Royals got two more in the second period (names not available at this posting).

Mitch Gifford and Colton Jones had the goals for MAML (3-6 conference, 6-17-1 overall) which launched just nine shots on Royal goalie Robby Vukelich.

Rogers improved to 8-0 in the Mississippi 8 and 16-7-1 overall.

The Royals will host No. 8 ranked St. Cloud Cathedral on Tuesday, and will close the regular season with a conference game at STMA on Thursday.