Monday, June 23, 2014
Northbridge Walks Off With 2-1 Win in Nine Innings
Whitinsville, MA --- Matt Nichols delivered a walk off single in the bottom of the ninth to lift Northbridge Post 343 to a 2-1
extra-inning triumph over East Side Post 201 in a Massachusetts American Legion Baseball Zone 4 duel at Northbridge Middle
School on Monday.
Tied 1-1 after 8 1/2, Tyler Galimi (2-for-5) reached on a one-out single and moved into scoring position on an overthrow. Nichols
(2-for-5) quickly followed with the game-winning RBI single to center.
Isaiah Alvarado had a 3-for-4 day at the plate while Mitchell Goldman allowed one run - zero earned - on three hits and fanned 10 in
eight innings. Corey Gigurere collected the win for Northbridge.
Sean Murphy (2-for-3) accounted for two of the three East Side hits and the lone Post 201 RBI. Jono Crimmin also had a hit for the
Red and Black. Erik Lacaire went wire-to-wire yielding two runs - zero earned - on nine hits with three strikeouts.
East Side and Northbridge traded unearned runs in the second. Murphy singled in Matt Kachadoorian and Liam Cunningham drove
Post 201 (4-8) returns to action on Thursday with a trip to the Mountaintop to face Wachusett at 5:30. Northbridge (6-5) heads to
Northboro on Wednesday for a 5:30 first pitch.