Russell Sweeps Ellis
- Published on Friday, 19 April 2013 20:34
The Russell High School baseball team moved to 7-5 on the season after sweeping Ellis on Friday, April 19 at Shaffer Field in Russell.
The Broncos scored single runs in the first, third and fifth innings and won the opener 3-2. In game two, Russell rallied from a 4-1 deficit with a four-run, fifth inning to take a brief 5-4 lead. Ellis plated two runs in the sixth to go up 6-5. The Broncos rallied in the bottom of the seventh, scoring two unearned runs on three Railer errors to win 7-6.
Brandon Bachar (3-1) allowed one run and three hits over five innings to earn the victory in game one. Kaden Rohr (2) pitched the final two innings for the save. Chase Prester (1-1) earned the win in relief in game two, allowing two runs in two innings.
Russell had seven hits in the opener. Brady Dinkel had two hits, including a double, and two runs scored. The Broncos had five hits in game two. Bachar led the way with two hits, including a triple, and four RBI.
Ellis committed seven errors in the doubleheader and left 19 runners stranded on base.
Russell wraps up an eight-game homestand on Tuesday against TMP at 4pm. Catch both games on Classic Hits 95.9 and krsl.com.Read More Sports