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Park's Amber Galloway had eight strikeouts over 19 innings as the Wolfpack topped Roseville 8-6 in what is believed to be a new state record for the longest high school softball game at 4 hours, 20 minutes. The standing record for longest game was 3 hours, 47 minutes. (Bulletin file photo)

Park softball: 4 hours, 20 minutes and a new state record

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Whether Park High School’s Amber Galloway would keep pitching was not the only thing on head softball coach Bob Loshek’s mind during the Wolfpack’s game against Roseville.

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Loshek also wondered if they’d finish before nightfall.

“Holy moly,” he said later. “I’m just glad we got it in.”

They did — and apparently they set a new state record in the process.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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