By Tiffany L. Rehbein
Ricky Brown did the unbelievable.
It wasn't the homerun he hit in the Havre Northstars 13-12 win in the opening game of the Kate Andrews Tournament held at Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada during the weekend.
It wasn't the five strikeouts he pitched in the second game on Friday and the win he collected from the mound in that game.
Brown, in the third game of the tournament and the first game of the day on Saturday, made all three outs in the same inning.
"I've been coaching baseball a long time and I have never seen that done before," Havre manager Mickey Williams said.
During his first at-bat, Brown was picked off at first base.
During his second at-bat of the same inning, after the entire Northstars team had been to the plate, Brown hit a long sacrifice fly ball for the second out.
During his third round at the plate, Brown struck out to close the inning.
"It's just something you don't see done very often," Williams said.
The Northstars defeated West Chester High School of Lethbridge 15-14 in the bottom of the seventh inning in the championship game of the tournament.
Havre went 4-0 in non-conference action at the tourney.
Dan Danielson got the win in the game after David Knight pitched for six innings.
Garrett Hanson led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a triple. After two walks, Nate Baltrusch knocked in Hanson with the game-winning RBI.
"Our pitching I thought was excellent," Williams said.
It was Danielson's second win of the weekend. The first he picked up in the third game of the tourney, when Havre pounded Creston High School of Medicine Hat, 24-4.
Although he tallied eight strikouts, Danielson gave up five hits, including a grand slam home run.
But the Northstars blew the game apart in the fourth and fifth innings.
C.J. Reichelt went 3-for-4 in the game and notched two triples and one double in the win.
Danielson was hot from the plate himself, going 3-for-4 with two doubles.
Brown was the winning pitcher in the first two wins of the tournament.
Havre defeated McCoy High School of Medicine Hat 13-12 in extra innings to open the tournament.
Brown went 2-for-4 with one homerun. Jay Rucinsky went 3-for-5 with two doubles.
David Heberly went 3-for-5 from the plate.
"It was a really good hitting game," Williams said.
The Northstars whipped the Lethbridge Catholic Institute 11-0 in the second game of the tourney.
Brown started the game and was the winning pitcher. He pitched five strikeouts for Havre.
Reichelt went 4-for-4 including a triple in the outing.
Havre returned home and defeated the Havre Comets 11-2 in conference play at Legion Field on Sunday.
"When you can win five games in a weekend, you've got to be happy about it," Williams said.
Havre will play at Great Falls on Saturday against the Stallions.