The Maple Grove Crimson handed Rogers a defeat 25-19, 22-25, 25-16, 25-18 on Thursday evening in Rogers.
The Royals had a tough time blocking with 25 errors, while the Crimson were strong on serve receive as Rogers served 72-for-79 with just four aces.
Erica Folk and Lindsay Dorr had eight kills each for Rogers (1-1). Folk had 15 digs and Tiffany Smith 12.
The Royals will play at Monticello on Thursday, Sept. 5.