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Summer Splash Another Hit

Russell Rangers 10-and-under Team 7-1-17The Russell Rangers traveling baseball teams hosted their second annual "Summer Splash" on Saturday, July 1 at the Memorial Park Complex in Russell.

The Rangers, who partnered up with the Russell Recreation Commission to put on the tournament, divided the 17 team field into three age divisions - 12-and-under kid pitch, 10-and-under machine pitch and 8-and-under machine pitch.

Smith Center won the 12-and-under division, Phillipsburg the 10-and-under division and the Hays Black Sox the 8-and-under division.

Phillipsburg 10-and-under Champs 7-1-17The Russell Rangers had one team compete in each age division. The 10-and-under squad went 3-1 and took second. The 12-and-under team finished fourth out of eight teams. The 8-and-under squad went 0-3.

28 total games were played and more than 800 players, coaches and spectators attended the one-day tournament.


Hays 8-and-under Champs 7-1-17  Smith Center 12-and-under Champs 7-1-17

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