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Russell's Plante Signs with Pratt Community College

RHS Senior Anna PlanteRussell High School's Anna Plante is headed to Pratt Community College to play softball.

The RHS senior signed a letter of intent during a ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Amos Morris Gym.

Plante has been a standout pitcher and hitter on the Lady Bronco softball team.  As a sophomore, she went 9-4 with a 2.01 ERA, while hitting .324 with a 16 RBI.  As a junior, Plante went 12-4 with a 3.53 ERA and had a .412 batting average with 38 RBI.  She also won All-NCAA league honors as a sophomore and junior.

Pratt is a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference.  Last spring, the PCC softball team went 22-32.

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