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Russell Senior Legion Sweeps Opener

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell Senior American Legion baseball team opened its season with a sweep of the Great Bend "AAA" in Great Bend on Wednesday, May 31.

Russell won 11-1 and 11-3.

Kyle Farmer (1-0) tossed a three-hitter in the opener. Brandon Ridgley (1-0) earned the victory in relief in game two.

Cade Evans hit a two-run homerun to cap a five run inning in game one. Russell scored eight runs in the fifth inning of game two.

Russell (2-0) plays at Concordia on Friday, June 2. Game one of the doubleheader begins at 6pm.

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