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Russell Diamond Diablos Finish 3-2 in Great Bend Tourney

2017 Russell Diamond Diablos Fast Pitch Team 6-12-17The Russell Diamond Diablos 14-and-under fast pitch softball team went 3-2 in the Chuck Kirtley Memorial Tournament held Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11 in Great Bend.

Russell went 2-1 in pool play on Saturday. The Diamond Diablos beat the Great Bend Quicksilver Blue 5-4 and Colby Sweet Thunder 13-4 and lost to the Dodge City Reign 19-4.

In bracketed play on Sunday, Russell topped the Great Bend Quicksilver Silver 11-8 before losing to eventual champion Kansas Heat out of Hoisington 5-1 in semifinals.

The Diamond Diablos will play in the Russell Father's Day Tournament on Saturday, June 17. Due to the number of teams in the tournament, the 14-and-under division games will be held in Great Bend at the Great Bend Sports Complex.

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