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Broncos Shutout by SE-Saline

RHS FootballThe Russell High School football team dropped to 1-4 on the season after suffering a 55-0 loss to SE-Saline on Friday, Oct. 4 at the SES Field.

The Trojans (5-0 overall, 3-0 NCAA) jumped out to a 21-0 lead after the first quarter. SE-Saline led 41-0 at halftime and 55-0 after three quarters.

The Trojans scored touchdowns on eight of their 11 possessions. SES outgained Russell 436-111 in total yards and forced the Broncos into five turnovers.

Russell's Kiefer Craig rushed for 52 yards.

SES quarterback Cody Schlesener passed for 111 yards and one touchdown and ran for 38 yards and two scores. Keith Short had 68 yards rushing and two TD's. Dane Long ran for 80 yards and one touchdown.

Russell travels to Salina on Friday to battle Sacred Heart (4-1). Gametime is at 7pm at Kansas Wesleyan's Glen Martin Stadium. Catch the game on Classic Hits 95.9 and www.krsl.com.

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