Alejandro Selen knocked in a run with a single with two outs in the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie, and host Hickory went on to beat the Lexington Legends 3-1 Friday in the first game of a doubleheader.
The second game was suspended by rain with the Crawdads leading 2-0 in the bottom of the third inning. That game will be finished Saturday at 5 p.m., followed by a regularly scheduled game.
In Friday's first game, Lexington starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz (4-7) lost for the first time since May 11. He allowed only two runs pitching 51⁄3 innings of the seven-inning game.
The Crawdads took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and it stayed that way until the sixth inning Lexington's Telvin Nash hit a sacrifice fly to drive in Ben Orloff to tie the game.
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But the Crawdads answered with two runs in the bottom of the sixth. After Selen drove in the tiebreaker, he scored on a triple by Yefry Castillo.
Hickory reliever Jimmy Reyes (3-0) got the win.