Sports: Rogers girls thump North St. Paul 65-39 in coach’s debut

Torrid shooting helped the Rogers Royals breeze 65-39 over North St. Paul in their opener at home Tuesday evening, giving new coach Karlee Anderson a successful debut.

The Royals shot 9-for-16 from 3-point range, and 18-for-23 on free shots, while making 12 steals.

Courtney McClay was top scorer with 17 and Taylor Anderson added 12. Lindsay Dorr notched 8 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocked shots.

The Royals will play at Chaska on Thursday.

Royal scoring — Lindsi Osland 1, Kelsey Frain 7, Taylor Anderson 12 (3 ast, 2 stl), Shelby Darr 2, Taylor Paulsrud 6, Courtney McClay 17, Marina Nowak 4, Liz Glass 3, Megan Dobberstein 3, Lindsay Dorr 8 (8 reb, 4 blk).