Russell in Elite 8 Saturday



LEXINGTON Russell’s girls soccer team will square off against Daviess County in the Elite Eight on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Lafayette High.

Russell (10-9) will carry a four-game winning streak into matchup. Daviess County (19-5) has won seven in a row. The Third Region champions knocked off Marshall County, 2-1, in overtime in Semi-State 1 on Tuesday. Russell mercied Perry Central, 10-0.

The winner of Saturday’s game will do battle with Corbin or Notre Dame on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Lafayette.

The state championship is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. at Lafayette.

The bottom bracket consists of Sacred Heart, Simon Kenton, Bowling Green and West Jessamine.

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