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Russell Diamond Diablos Place Second in Hutch

Russell Diamond Diablos 7-7-19The Russell Diamond Diablos 16 and under fastpitch softball team went 4-1-1 and placed second at the USA Summer Blast in Hutchinson on Saturday and Sunday, July 6-7.

Russell went 2-0-1 in pool play on Saturday, beating Pretty Prairie 6-5 and Washington 11-2 and tied United 3-3.

In bracketed play on Sunday, the Diamond Diablos won 8-0 over the Orange Crush and scored another 8-0 victory over A-shock before losing in the championship game to Fairbury 11-1.

Russell is now 12-4-1 on the summer and will play in the state tournament in Emporia starting on Saturday, July 13.

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