Northstars stumble

NEGAUNEE – In its first Wishigan League game of the season, the Tri City Northstars baseball team dropped a 4-3 decision to host Channing Saturday.

James Larsen II went 2-for-3, walked twice and scored a run, but it wasn’t enough as the Northstars fell to 2-1 overall.

Losing pitcher Steve Hintsala recorded a hit, a walk and two RBI. Tri City teammate Eric Beauchamp added a hit.

Hintsala allowed two runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. Reliever Adam Gannon gave up two runs in 3 2/3 innings.