Softball: Royals clip North Branch 5-0, stay unbeaten in Miss. 8

Melea Bruns twirled a three-hitter and Elli Anderson homered the Rogers Royals stayed unbeaten in conference with a 3-1 victory at North Branch on Monday.

Bruns, a freshman, struck out only two, but gave up just three singles and two walks. She also had an RBI on a sacrifice fly.

Anderson, a sophomore, went 2-for-3 with a solo homer. Madie Mikolich and Katelyn Kemmetmueller were each 2-for-4. Mikolich had an RBI.

The Royals made one error while the Vikings made four.

Kelsie Laffin pitched five innings (two unearned runs) and Kaylee Lofboom two innings (one run) for North Branch.

The Royals, 6-0 in the Mississippi 8 and 9-1 overall, will play at Big Lake on Tuesday.