North Boise advances at Little League regional

The North Boise All-Stars defeated Montana 13-9 on Monday to advance to the semifinals of the Little League Baseball Northwest Regional.

Boise plays Washington — an 8-2 winner over Oregon late Monday — in a semifinal at 1 p.m. MT Thursday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

In other youth action, the East Boise All-Star softball team lost to the Mineral Area All Stars 10-0 on Monday at the Babe Ruth 12-and-Under World Series in Jensen Beach, Fla.

At the Cal Ripken Major/60’ World Series in Ocala, Fla., the East Boise All-Star baseball squad lost its opener to Middle Atlantic 15-5 on Sunday and to Southwest 4-1 on Monday. Play continues for both teams Tuesday.