Nashua Silver




Roberge & Keegan Lead Knights to Road Win


(Leominster, MA): The Silver Knights have been struggling to stay more than a game above .500 as of late, but got off the schneid on Tuesday with a 9-3 win on the road against the league-leading Worcester Bravehearts. The victory puts the Knights at 9-7 on the season. 

In the fourth inning, Dominic Keegan (Vandy Boys) lead off the frame with a solo home run to give the Knights a 1-0 lead. He would score the second run of the game after singling in the sixth and coming home on a Brady Day (Kansas State) single. Worcester would not score until their sixth inning, when their big bat, Ben Rice (Dartmouth) left the yard with a solo home run. They added two more in the seventh to take the lead. PJ Barry (Saint Leo) would single with two outs and score on a Nick Martin (Westfield State) home run.

The Silver Knights answered right back in the eighth. Jared Dupere (Northeastern) reached via HBP to start the inning, setting the stage for Keegan to leave Doyle Field yet again for his second home run of the night, this one a go-ahead. Nashua did not let off the gas as they went to the ninth up 4-3. Dylan Jones (Franklin Pierce) gave Nashua an insurance run with his first home run of the season. Ed Jarvis (Northeastern) and Tom Crowley (Merrimack) would walk, eventually scoring off (you guessed it), the bat of Keegan with a double after a single hy Dupere. Dupere would score off a single by John Mead (Franklin Pierce). Keegan would score on a double by Luke Beckstein (Kansas State) to finish the night. The Vanderbilt product finished a monster night 4-5 with 2HR, 2B, 4R, and 5RBI. He collected player of the night honors from the FCBL. Brady Day was 3-5 with an RBI. 

Griffin Young picked up his second win of the season on the mound for the Knights, going 2.1 innings, giving up only 2 hits. Jonathan Rice (stonehill) took the loss, giving up 2 runs in 2.2 innings, while striking out 3. The Nashua pitching staff found its footing again on Tuesday, giving up 3 runs, while walking 5 and striking out 9. Starter Josh Roberge collected 8 of those K’s in his 5.2 innings of work, only giving up one run. They continue to lead the league in strikeouts (171) and remain second in ERA (4.88), as well as individually, Roberge leads the league in strikeouts (23) and is fourth in ERA (1.88). For the offense Individually, Jared Dupere leads the league in batting average (.447) and home runs (5), teammate Dominic Keegan is second in RBI (18) and sixth in average (.356). 

Nashua improve to 9-7, sliding up to take sole possession of second place in the FCBL standings after Brockton fell to North Shore. Nashua returns home Wednesday night, where they will again host the Navigators in a 6PM start. subscribe to the FCBL Network and catch all Silver Knights game action, and every game throughout the league, at