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Russell Finishes Third at Hays Tournament

Russell Broncos #1 7-5-20The Russell Broncos 19-and-under summer baseball team went 3-2 and took third place at the Wild West Festival Tournament July 3-5 in Hays.

The Broncos went 2-2 in pool play. On Friday, Russell beat the Hays Eagles 17U 6-5 and Smith Center #2 14-5. Kaden Rome (1-0) and Brayden Ford (1-1) picked up the wins. On Saturday, the Broncos fell to Smith Center #1 10-3 and Hays Eagles 19U 9-0. Andrew Kraus (0-1) and Aiden Rohr (1-2) took the losses.

Russell Broncos #3 7-5-20Russell rematched with Smith Center #1 in the third place game. This time the Broncos won 5-3. Kirk Huser (3-1) earned the victory.

Russell is now 7-6 and is off until Friday, July 10 when they travel to Smith Center.

(Photos courtesy of Chris Roth Photography.)

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