Softball: Kasella, Popp slug three hits as Royalton tops Upsala

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Upsala grabbed a 4-0 lead in the second inning, but Royalton tallied the final 19 runs to earn a 19-4 victory in the regular season finale for both teams.

Sophomore Katelyn Kasella supplied three hits, four runs and three RBIs for the Royals, while senior Allison Popp went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.

Freshman Haley Olson earned a complete-game win on the mound with a two-hitter, striking out four.

Upsala opens Section 5A play with a game at Swanville, Thursday, while Royalton travels to Eden Valley-Watkins, Friday.