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Lady Broncos' Postseason Run Ends at TMP-Marian

RHS Softball Team at 3A Regional 5-18-17The Russell High School softball team had its season come to an end after losing to TMP-Marian 11-1 in five innings in the championship game of their 3A Regional on Thursday, May 18 at the TMP Field in Hays.

The top-seeded Lady Monarch (16-6) jumped out to a 5-1 lead after the first inning, added four more runs in the fourth and finished the game early with a pair of runs in the fifth.

Russell had four hits and committed nine errors in the game. Whitney Nuss had two hits.

Nuss (2-15) took the loss after allowing 11 runs on nine hits over five innings.

TMP-Marian advances to the 3A State Tournament next week in Manhattan.

Russell ends its season with a 2-19 record and makes the regional championship game for the first time since 2012.

(Photo courtesy of Jason Drake)

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