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Lady Broncos Swept by Sacred Heart

RHS SoftballGame 1:  Sacred Heart 11, Russell 1 (5 innings)
Game 2:  Sacred Heart 10, Russell 0 (5 innings)

The Russell High School softball team dropped to 1-5 on the season and 1-3 in the NCAA after being swept by Sacred Heart in Salina on Thursday, April 4.

The Lady Broncos lost 11-1 and 10-0, each in five innings.

Russell was held to eight hits in the doubleheader.  Megan Boxberger had three.  Chantal Prester and Anna Plante each had two.

Plante (1-3) went the distance in each game.  The senior right-hander allowed 11 runs, seven earned, on 11 hits in game one.  In game two, she allowed 10 runs, four earned, on nine hits.

Russell plays their home-opener on Tuesday against Republic Co.  We will broadcast both games on Classic Hits 95.9 and krsl.com.

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