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Russell Sr. Legion Splits at Hoisington

Russell Senior Legion 7-1-17Game 1: Hoisington 7, Russell 4

Game 2: Russell 19, Hoisington 14

The Russell Post 99 Senior American Legion Baseball team began a stretch of six consecutive road doubleheaders on Friday with a split against Hoisington.

Hoisington took the first game 7-4 before Russell won a wild second game that went the full seven innings 19-14. In the nightcap, wind was a major factor and the game didn't conclude until 11:20 p.m.

Russell is now 10-6 on the season and will next be in action on Wednesday at Lincoln. The two teams split a doubleheader on May 30 at Shaffer Field.

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