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Thompson Is POW; Ngoepe Homers In Wild Power Game

Thompson Is POW; Ngoepe Homers In Wild Power Game

Kannapolis Intimidators  11,  West Virginia Power  7(box)The Power got into a wild game, with the two teams combining for 27 hits.  C Kawika Emsley-Pai had 3 hits, and SS Gift Ngoepe hit a homer.Kannapolis was onto the scoreboard first, with a solo homer by CF Trayce Thompson to lead off the bottom of the inning, off Power starter Brandon Cumpton.  The Power ran themselves out of some scoring in the 2nd.  LF Rogelios Noris singled, but was thrown out trying to steal second base.  RF Dan Grovatt also singled, and he was also picked off and caught stealing.   If they had been on base, they could have scored when Emsley-Pai doubled into left field, but instead, Emsley-Pai was left on base, and the Power were still down by a run.  But not for l...

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