The Italians had to battle 12 exciting innings in order to claim their second straight Wop-Swede victory by a 13-11 score during Bass Festival at Runkle Lake Park on July 6. Front row, from left: Tony Santilli, David Lesandrini, Tom Lesandrini, Herbie Nylund, Bryan LaChapelle Sr., Kyle LaVacque and manager Bill Santilli. Back row: Phil Robinson, Bryan LaChapelle Jr., Brian Fabbri, Troy Margoni, Christian Valesano and Andy Herro. (submitted photo)
CRYSTAL FALLS—The longest Wop-Swede softball game in memory ended with one swing of Christian Valesano’s bat.