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Russell Jr. Legion Beats TMP, Stays Alive in Zone

American LegionThe Russell Post 99 Junior American Legion Baseball team remained alive in the Class A Zone 1 and 2 Tournament with a 14-9 win over top seed TMP Tuesday evening in Great Bend.

Branson Schulte was the winning pitcher for Russell (6-10-1).

Fourth-seeded Russell will play Great Bend in another elimination game Wednesday at 6 p.m. and should they win they would play again at 8 p.m. against the loser of the earlier contest between the Salina Hawks and the Hays Junior Eagles with a trip to the State Tournament in Leavenworth on the line.

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