Boston Langley brought home the winning run to give the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (8-13) the lead in the eighth inning, as the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide hung on to beat the Nashua Silver Knights (18-5) 5-4 on Friday.Michael Cleary hit into a fielder's choice to start the eighth. He then went from first to third on an RBI single by Jason Vosler. Finally, Langley came to the plate with the score tied at four, and singled, plating Cleary.
The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide were led by a flawless day at the dish by Langley, who went 3-3 against the Nashua Silver Knights' pitching. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the fifth and eighth innings.
The Nashua Silver Knights couldn't get anything going so long as Henry Van Zant was on the hill. Van Zant held the Nashua Silver Knights hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five.
Logan Gillis reached base three times in the game for the Nashua Silver Knights. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He singled in the first inning and homered in the seventh inning.
Dillon Ryan got the win, running his season record to 1-3. He allowed one run over one inning. He struck out none, walked none and surrendered one hit.
Cody Rocha was charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out one, and allowed two runs.