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Beloit, Norton and Pratt Win Russell Rec ASA Tourney

RRC ASA Tournament Pic1 4-15-17The Russell Recreation Commission hosted its first of two ASA girls fastpitch softball tournaments on Saturday, April 15 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

It was also the first of 32 ASA tournaments in Kansas in 2017.

10 teams from across Kansas competed, including Russell's Diamond Diablos 14-and-under squad, and more than 300 spectators attended.

RRC ASA Tournament Pic2 4-15-17The Norton Stealerz won the 10-and-under division, the Beloit Blaze the 12-and-under division and the Pratt Diamonds (pictured) the 14-and-under division. The Diamond Diablos went 0-3.

RRC will host its second ASA sanctioned tournament on June 17. 25 teams have already entered the one-day event.

(Information and pictures courtesy of RRC Director Mike Blanke)

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