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Russell Sr. Legion Holds Off Garnett

Russell Legion Baseball PatchThe Russell Post 99 Senior American Legion baseball team earned a 10-8 victory over Garnett to stay alive in the "AA" State Tournament in Marysville on Saturday morning, July 29.

Russell scored eight runs in the first inning, added single runs in the fourth and fifth innings and held on for the victory in the second round, elimination bracket game.

Brandon Ridgley pitched a complete-game for the win.

Colton Fritschen had three hits and three RBI.

The two teams combined for 13 errors.

Russell improves to 24-8 and will play a third round, elimination game on Saturday night around 8pm against Beloit. The game will be broadcast on 95.9 Jack FM and streamed on KRSL.com.

"AA" State Tournament Bracket

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