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Lady Broncos Continue to Roll

RHS SoftballGame 1: Russell 14, Republic Co. 4  (F/5)
Game 2: Russell 13, Republic Co. 3  (F/5)

The Russell High School softball team ran their winning streak to eight with a sweep of Republic Co. on Monday, April 29 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

The Lady Broncos won 14-4 and 13-3, each in five innings.

Anna Plante (7-3) and Chantal Prester (2-1) each tossed complete games for the victories.

Russell had 23 hits in the doubleheader.  Madison Beagley, Anna Plante and Kaci Nuss each had four hits.  All of Plante's hits were doubles.  Nuss had one double and two triples.  Beagley had one double and one triple.  Megan Boxberger homered and finished with three hits along with Kyleigh Kasper.  Savanna Huff had a pair of hits.

Russell is now 9-5 overall and 7-3 in the NCAA.

The Lady Broncos host SE-Saline on Thursday at 4pm.  We will broadcast both games on Classic Hits 95.9 and

A quick note... Russell will make up their doubleheader at Larned on May 10.

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