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Russell Legion Starts 2-1

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell American Legion baseball team is off to a 2-1 start to the summer.

Russell opened the season on June 3 at home with a sweep of Oakley, winning 9-2 and 10-0. Russell then lost a 9-5 decision in nine innings to the Hays Eagles at the Hays High Field on June 4.

Russell was scheduled to play on June 10 at Ellis and June 12 at home against Hoisington, but both doubleheaders were postponed due to wet fields.

Russell is scheduled to play in the Great Bend Father's Day Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

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