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Russell Jr. Legion Drops Opener, Then Rained Out

American LegionThe Russell "A" Junior American Legion baseball team was scheduled to play two against the Hays "A" on Tuesday, June 13 at the Shaffer Sports Complex in Russell. But mother nature had other plans.

Russell lost the opener 17-2 in three innings and trailed 12-8 in the second inning of game two when storms moved into the area and forced the contested to be postponed to a later date.

Russell is now 5-6 and will play in a tournament in Great Bend this weekend, June 16-18. Pool play games will be held Friday and Saturday with bracketed games on Sunday.

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