The Rogers Royals were unable to pull an upset of unbeaten Chisago Lakes on Tuesday evening in a duel for the Mississippi 8 lead.
The Wildcats prevailed 2-0 in Rogers, making the Royals their seventh shutout victim as they improved to 11-0 overall and 6-0 in conference.
The Wildcats and Royals were the only teams unbeaten in conference play, Rogers is now 4-1 in the conference and 5-7 overall.
“We outshot them by about two to one in the second half, but we couldn’t get any to go in,” lamented Royal coach Chris Miller. “We had lots of opportunities.”
For the Wildcats, Joe Dutcher scored in the sixth minute and Nick Pautz in the 77th minute.
Rogers will play at North Branch on Thursday.