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Royal sophomore Jill Allred pitched both games of the doubleheader against Eastmont on Friday. In the first game, Allred pitched all seven innings while surrendering six hits and striking out seven batters.

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Knights split doubleheader with Eastmont
March 30, 2024 12:38 p.m.

Knights split doubleheader with Eastmont

ROYAL CITY — The Knights split Friday’s doubleheader against Eastmont, winning the first game 13-6 before suffering a 12-8 loss to the Wildcats in the nightcap. Royal Head Coach Lisa Lawrence said it’s important to face challenging teams during the non-league slate. “We were feeling confident,” Lawrence said. “We were trying to line up with good competition – we know we need to see that to head into state, to see some competition that we don’t see in league sometimes. Eastmont’s always fun to play; we know them pretty well. We know they have good pitching and hitting.”