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Russell Senior Legion Sweeps Lincoln-Tri County

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell "AA" Senior American Legion baseball team closed out the regular-season by sweeping a doubleheader with the Lincoln-Tri County Hawks on Sunday, July 9 at the Shaffer Sports Complex in Russell.

Russell exploded for 20 runs in the second inning and took the opener 21-6 in three innings. In game two, Russell won 9-1 in five innings.

Cole Schmidtberger and Cade Evans earned the wins.

Russell is now 20-7 and has won 15 of 17 games since starting 5-5.

Next up for Russell is the Norton Zone Tournament. The bracket will be released on Monday or Tuesday.

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