North Boise lost to Bend North (Ore.) 12-0 in a loser-out semifinal game Friday at the Little League Northwest Regional baseball tournament. The Idaho state champions finished third in the six-team event after going 1-2. Bend North will face Lynnwood Pacific (Wash.) at 1 p.m. Saturday (ESPN) for the regional title and a Little League World Series berth.
CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL: East Boise lost to Okeeheelee (Fla.) 6-2 in the championship bracket of the Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series in Ocala, Fla. The Pacific Northwest U-12 champion will face Pacific Southwest champion Bakersfield (Calif.) in an elimination game at 8 a.m. MT Saturday. The winner meets Perry County (Pa.) for third place at 11 a.m. Perry County beat East Boise 15-5 in pool play.