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Russell K-18 Wins Postseason Opener


Baseball-Glove PicThe Russell K-18 youth baseball team topped Smith Center 8-5 in the first round of the Twin Lakes League Tournament on Wednesday, July 10 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

Russell advances to the semifinals and will take on Osborne on Friday at 8pm in Beloit.  Osborne rolled to a 15-5 win over Sylvan-Lucas on Wednesday.

Friday's other semifinal game features top-seeded Beloit Red and Ellsworth.  Gametime is at 6pm.  Beloit Red received a first round forfeit, while Ellsworth cruised to an 18-7 victory over Beloit Blue.

With Wednesday night's win, Russell also qualified for the K-18 Regional Tournament in Concordia next week.

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