---- — NORTH ANDOVER — Paul Mahoney made sure that Haverhill Post 4 opened its American Legion schedule on a high note last night.
Mahoney fired a one-hit gem in six innings as Post 4 shut out North Andover 4-0. He gave up a lone single in the first inning and then stymied North Andover, striking out 11.
Haverhill scored all four runs in the second inning with George Gauthier getting a key RBI single. Nick Comei was 2 for 3 on the day for Haverhill.