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Russell Senior Legion Splits in Concordia

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell "AA" Senior American Legion baseball team split a doubleheader in Concordia on Friday, June 2.

In the opener, Russell overcame a 4-1 deficit and took an 8-7 lead after the top of the seventh inning. But in the bottom of the seventh, Concordia scored twice and won 9-8. In game two, Russell jumped out to a big lead and rolled to a 17-5 win.

Brandon Ridgley (1-1) took the loss in game one. Chase Prester (1-0) earned the win in game two.

Russell is now 3-1 and plays its home opener on Sunday, June 4 against Great Bend "AAA." Game one of the doubleheader begins at 2pm at the Shaffer Sports Complex.

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