The Knights fell short in Lynn on Monday, losing by 1 run and coughing up an early 5 run lead. The Knights started the game on fire, as they ripped off 4 straight hits to start the ballgame and hang up 2 runs in the first inning. After starter Evan Christopulos (Bentley) tossed a scoreless first inning, the offense came back out in the 2nd and picked up right where they left off as Dylan Jones (FPU) hit a sac fly to push the lead to 3. Jared Dupere (Northeastern) later doubled in 2 more runs, giving the Silver Knights a commanding 5-0 lead through 2.
The Navs offense was sure to click however, and it did as they scored 2 in the 2nd inning and tacked on 1 more in each of the following two innngs.
Nashua entered the 7th inning holding a 6-4, however the turning point in the ball game came when reliever Kyle Skidmore (Hofstra) was pulled with 2 outs and 2 on after giving up an RBI bloop single into center field. Joe Quintal (Fordham) entered for the Knights and gave up a 3-run homerun to Morris, flipping the game on its head; 8-6 Navs.
The Knights were able to push another across in the top of the 8th as Dupere scored on a wild pitch to cut the lead down to 1. However, Nashua would go quietly in the 9th, bringing the 2019 season to an end for them.
The Navigators will take on the Bristol Blues in the semi-finals, the Worcester Bravehearts will travel to Brockton to take on the Rox