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Russell Sr. Legion Goes 3-3 in Wild West Fest Tournament

American LegionThe Russell Post 99 Senior American Legion baseball team went 3-3 at the Wild West Fest Tournament in Hays July 4-7.

After going 1-1 in pool play, Russell dropped their first game of bracketed play to the Wichita Astros 11-10 on Saturday morning. Russell bounced back with a pair of wins in the consolation bracket - beating Garnett 14-13 and Smith Center 11-6. But Russell fell in their third round consolation game to McCook, NE 3-0 on Sunday morning.

The Hays Eagles 19-and-Under team won the 16-team tournament with a 5-4 win over Buhler on Sunday.

Russell will return to action at home on Friday, July 12 against Smith Center at 6 PM.

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