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Lady Broncos Get First Win

RHS Volleyball LogoThe Russell High School Volleyball team traveled to Southeast of Saline on Tuesday, Sept. 10 for NCAA League matches and gained a split, picking up their first win of the 2019 season along the way.

Southeast won the first match two sets to one by scores of 25-16, 21-25 and 25-16.  Rylan Reeves led Russell in kills and digs followed by Megan Peeler with kills and Taylor Powers with digs.  Grace Lumpkins led the Lady Broncos in assists.

Russell's first victory came during the second match with a two-game sweep by scores of 25-22 and 25-23.  Peeler led in kills while Belle Walton led in digs.  Lumpkins once again was Russell's assists leader.

Russell is now 1-6 on the season and is next in action this Saturday, Sept. 14 when they take part in the Trego Tournament in WaKeeney.

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