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Lady Broncos Swept by Colby

RHS SoftballGame 1: Colby 7, Russell 3
Game 2: Colby 13, Russell 3

Senior Day did not go as the Russell High School softball team hoped as they were swept by Colby on Monday, May 6 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

The Lady Broncos lost 7-3 and 13-3.  Russell fell behind early in each game and could not recover.

Anna Plante (8-5) took the loss in each game.  In the opener, the senior right-hander went the distance and gave up seven runs on nine hits.  In game two, Plante pitched three innings and allowed seven runs on nine hits.

Russell had 17 hits in the doubleheader.  In game one, Megan Boxberger, Kyleigh Kasper and Alex Ptacek each had two hits.  In game two, Madison Beagley had three hits.  Plante and Kaci Nuss followed with two each.

The Lady Broncos fall to 10-8 on the season.

Russell closes out the regular-season on Friday at Larned.

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