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Russell Senior Legion Swept by Hays Eagles

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell "AA" Senior American Legion baseball team was swept by the Hays "AAA" Eagles for the second time this summer on Sunday, June 11 at the Shaffer Sports Complex in Russell.

Hays won the opener 13-1 in four innings and rolled to a 20-9 victory in game two.

Cade Evans (1-1) and Chase Prester (1-1) each took the losses.

Russell falls to 5-5 and was scheduled to play in Hoisington on Tuesday, June 13. But the doubleheader has been canceled due low numbers and some injuries. Russell will play in a tournament in Dodge City on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 16-18.

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