Softball: Rogers tops Monticello 6-3

The Rogers Royals are 3-0 after defeating Monticello 6-3 on Monday at Monticello.

Freshman pitcher Melea Bruns took a 6-1 lead into the last of the seventh when the Magic got two runs on an error, walk, and single, before Bruns fanned their 2-3 hitters to end the game. Bruns had a five-hitter and nine strikeouts.

Madi Anderson hit a solo homer for the Royals and finished 1-for-4 with two runs. Bruns and Katelyn Kemmetmueller were each 2-for-4 and Emily Hanford 2-for-3. Anderson, Maddie Mikolich and Elli Anderson had one RBI each.

Bret Hulett pitched for the Magic.

Rogers will play at Buffalo on Tuesday.