Saints score 10 in final two in win

Published 10:15 pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Saints baseball team scored 10 runs in the final two innings to take the win over Walsingham Academy.

The Saints got their fourth straight win Tuesday afternoon on the road. They took down Walsingham 13-7 to go to 6-2 on the season.

NSA started off the game 2-0 after the first inning. They had a 3-1 lead heading into the fifth inning before Walsingham erupted with six runs in the fifth inning to take a 7-3 lead. Undaunted, NSA went on to score 10 runs in the seventh and eighth innings for the win.

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Seth Townsend went 4-5 with five RBIs and two runs and two home runs. He also added a double. Hyatt Hurst added a home run as well. Three other Saints had at least two hits. Jase Howell got the win on the mound.

NSA 13, Walsingham 7

NSA 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 6—13

W 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 0—7

NSA: Hits 15—Townsend 4, Psimas 2, Hurst 2, Turner 2, Morris, Crosland, Old, Harris, Gottlieb; Runs 13—Townsend 2, Hurst 2, Crosland 2, Psimas 2, Morris, Old, Gottlieb, Martin, Spence; RBI 10—Townsend 5, Hurst 4, Gottlieb