North Stars advance to afternoon game
August 6, 2002
The Havre Northstars gave starting pitcher Doug Ireland all the help he needed through the seventh inning to finish off the Billings Blue Jays Monday.
The Northstars went into the top of the eighth inning leading 6 to 1. The Northstars allowed Billings four runs in the top of the ninth, but Ireland and his teammates hung on to shut the Blue Jays down to ensure that England got complete the game.
The North Stars collected their six runs on 11 hits to advance to today's afternoon game in the state A American Legion tournament against the Belgrade Bandits in a loser-out game. If they win, they...