Trayce Thompson drove in four runs with a homer and a double as the Kannapolis Intimidators made it two wins in a row over the Lexington Legends with a 7-3 victory Tuesday night at Kannapolis.
The Legends scored first in the third on a double by Roberto Pena and a single by Bryce Lane, but Kannapolis came back with three in the fifth. With one out, Mount Sterling native Drew Lee and Kenny Gilbert singled. A wild pitch moved them into scoring position and, with two outs, Thompson's double scored both. Ross Wilson followed with an RBI single.
Lee, who played at Morehead State, went 3-for-4 with an RBI, raising his average to .431 over 15 games. In seven games against Lexington, Lee is 16-for-27 with three homers and 10 RBI.
The Legends scored in the seventh inning to cut the lead to one, but Thompson hit his seventh homer of the year with a man on in the bottom of the seventh to give Kannapolis a 5-2 margin. The Legends got one back in the eighth on Mike Kvasnicka's RBI single, but the Intimidators added two more in the bottom of the eighth.
Lexington dropped back to .500 on the season and in a three-way tie for first in the South Atlantic League South with Greenville and Asheville.