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Broncos Split Home Opener with Smith Center

BaseballThe Russell Broncos summer baseball team played their home opener against Smith Center on Friday, June 26 at the Shaffer Sports Complex.

The Broncos lost game one 7-1, but bounced back to take the night cap 8-0.

Aiden Rohr (1-1) pitched seven innings in the opener and took the loss. Kirk Huser (2-1) tossed a complete game and earned the victory in game two. Huser also hit a three-run homerun.

Russell is now 4-4 and will host Ellis on Wednesday, July 1 at the Shaffer Sports Complex before playing in the Wild West Fest Tournament in Hays Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5.

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