BURLINGTON, VT — Held to one run on just two hits over the first five innings and trailing by two runs, the Lake Monsters scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the lead as Vermont extended its winning streak to 13 straight with a 5-4 Futures League victory over the Nashua Silver Knights Saturday night at historic Centennial Field.

The Lake Monsters doubled their hit total to start the sixth on back-to-back singles from George Cooper (Harvard) and Jimmy Evans (Tufts). One out later Cam Conley (Pepperdine) cut the deficit to one with a sacrifice fly to left and following Ryan Marra (Brown) walk, Logan Keller (Navy) tied the game 3-3 with an RBI single to right.

Following another walk, Marra scored the go ahead run on a wild pitch to give Vermont a 4-3 lead. Evans added a much needed insurance run in the seventh with an RBI single to center before the Silver Knights got a pair of doubles in the eighth to get within 5-4. George Goldstein (Middlebury) allowed a leadoff single top ninth, but then retired the next three Nashua batters to earn his league-leading fifth save.

Monster Performances
* Liam Reiner (W) 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO
* Jimmy Evans 2-for-4 with 1 R and 1 RBI
* Colby Brouillette 1-for-3 with solo homer

Monster Highlights
* Colby Brouillette (BFA/Clarkson) tied game 1-1 bottom of 2nd with solo homer to right-center (2nd HR of season)
* Nashua took 3-1 lead in 3rd on a 2-run homer off starter Silas Reed (Tufts) 3 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 3 SO
* Vermont bullpen 1 run on 4 hits with 0 walks and 6 strikeouts over final 6 innings of game

Beyond The Boxscore
* Vermont (12-3) has now won 12 straight games after dropping the first 3 games of season
* Since July 1st 2021, the Lake Monsters have a 42-9 regular-season record (30-6 to end 2021, 12-3 in 2022)
* Vermont pitchers combined for 1 walk and 9 strikeouts, the 15th time in 15 games that Lake Monster pitchers have recorded 9 or more strikeouts.
* Vermont is 6-0 when hitting at least 1 home run in a game and 7-0 when opponent outhits the Lake Monsters
* Season-high attendance of 3,270 at Centennial, the largest of the season and 3rd largest in the team’s 2-year FCBL history

Next Home Game: Sunday vs. Nashua, 5:05 pm
Kids Day with face painting, kids run the bases and Have A Catch post-game