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Russell Sr. Legion Wins Wild West Fest Opener in Extras

Baseball-Glove PicThe Russell American Legion Post 99 Senior Baseball Team opened play Thursday at the Wild West Fest Wooden Bat Tournament in Hays with a thrilling extra inning win over the Hays 17 and Under squad at Larks Park.

Russell scored three runs in the top of the tenth inning and then held off a Hays rally in the bottom of the frame to hang on for an 8-7 victory.  

Russell ran its winning streak to five with the win and continues play in the tournament on Friday with a 10 a.m. game against Dodge City to be played at Hays High School.

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