Montana advances to U.S. final
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Ben Askelson stepped up to the plate thinking curveball.
The 0-1 pitch in the bottom of the seventh didn't quite break though and stayed high in the strike zone -- the perfect spot for Montana's 13-year-old slugger in the Little League World Series.
Askelson hit the pitch onto the hill beyond the left-field fence to send the boys from Billings into the U.S. final with a 1-0 victory over Huntington Beach, Calif., on Wednesday night.
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