Nashua Silver




Navs Walk it Off


(Lynn, MA): Game number 24 for the Silver Knights came down to the wire, but they were unable to prevail on the road, falling 7-6 in walk-off fashion against the North Shore Navigators on Friday. 

Nashua jumped out to an early 3-0 lead. In the third, Ben Rounds (Harvard) would single and score on a Brett Anderson (Hartford) walk after the bases had been loaded. Next inning, Tom Crowley (Merrimack) singled and scored on a wild pitch during Rounds’ next AB, after a Nick Shumski (Merrimack) single. Shumski would score when Dom Keegan (Vandy Boys) added to his league-leading RBI total (25).

In the 6th, North Shore would take the lead with 5 of their own. A Ben Malgeri (Northeastern) triple and Cody Morissette’s (Boston College) first home run of the season highlighted the inning. That home run being a 3-run shot. Nashua got back 2 in the seventh, courtesy of a Luke Beckstein RBI single with two outs. In the top of the 8th, Nashua tied the game at 6 when Keegan scored on a wild pitch. But the effort came up short as in the 9th with two outs, Cam Climo (UMass-Lowell) would score Malgeri, who had walked, on an RBI single to end the game. 

The Knights went without an extra-base hit and would leave 13 men on base in the loss. Max Meier (Stanford) was the pitcher of record when the Navs walked off, he had pitched the 9th inning, giving up one hit and striking out 2. Hunter Owen (Vanderbilt) took the loss for Nashua, he went 1.2 innings, giving up one run on one hit, while walking two and striking out 4.

Nashua falls to 14-10, now 1.5 games behind Worcester for the top seed as the Bravehearts won on Friday against Brockton in a HR derby. Nashua travels to Leominster on Saturday night at 6PM for a showdown with top-seeded Worcester to finish the week before traveling to North Shore on Thursday after four days off. The Knights will return to Holman Stadium for a 3-game homestand on Friday. Subscribe to the FCBL Network and catch all Silver Knights game action, plus every game throughout the league, by visiting