By PATRICK SLACK
Third-seeded Eden Valley-Watkins (EVW) shut out the visiting Royalton softball team 12-0 in Friday’s Sub-Section 5A East quarterfinals.
Junior Kalee Petron doubled while senior Kelsey Petron and junior Hannah Fussy each singled for the Royals’ three hits.
Royalton finished the season with a 9-10 record, winning the Prairie Conference South Division title.
Seniors on this year’s team included Amy Vannurden, Kelsey Petron, Lexie Lehrke, Amber Kloss and Allison Popp.