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Russell Senior Legion Wins Pratt Tourney

Russell Senior Legion 7-1-17The Russell "AA" Senior Amercian Legion baseball team went 3-0 and won the Smoky Ford Wood Bat Tournament in Pratt on Saturday, July 1.

Russell opened the tournament on Friday with a pair of pool-play wins - beating Pratt 3-2 and Garden City 11-3. On Saturday morning, Russell rolled to an 11-0 victory over Hoisington in the championship game.

Russell improves to 15-7 and has now won two of the three tournaments they've played in and finished second in the other.

Russell travels to Ellis on Wednesday, July 5 for a 6pm doubleheader. Originally, the games were scheduled to be in Russell, but moved to Ellis after Russell had to cancel a doubleheader in Ellis earlier this season.

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