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Russell K-18 Sweeps Pair from Otis

K-18 BaseballGame 1: Russell 8, Otis 7

Game 2: Russell 4, Otis 3

The Russell K-18 Baseball team improved its record to 4-0 on the young season with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Oits on a pair of walk-off wins Thursday evening at Memorial Park in the team's home opener.

In the first game, Russell rallied from a 5-1 deficit before tying the score and eventually winning on a single in the bottom of the sixth, 8-7.

In the nightcap, Russell overcame an early two-run deficit to pull out another one-run victory, 4-3.

Russell is next in action on Monday when they host Phillipsburg 2 in a doubleheader with the first game starting at 6:30 p.m.

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