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The Packer softball team took home the state championship this past weekend in MInot, N.D. Ryan Holmgren / Minot Daily News

Softball team takes state; pitcher Rheault dominates

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The streak of consecutive state softball championships won by West Fargo moved to 17 this weekend in the Magic City.

The Packers defeated Minot Ryan 10-1 in the North Dakota Class A state title game Saturday at South Hill Complex.


Senior pitcher Brittany Rheault scattered four hits and struck out 14 batters, which was one strikeout short of the single-game tournament record she set in a 7-1 win against Dickinson in the semifinals Friday.

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Tom Mix
Tom Mix is the North Dakota high school sports reporter. He's worked at The Forum for five years. He was the 2013 North Dakota sportswriter of the year, an award that is sponsored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to  
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