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Greensboro struck five times in the top of the sixth inning and rode that rally to its first win of the South Atlantic League's second-half of the season, an 8-7 decision over Fayetteville.

The Hornets had lost all three of their previous games to the Generals in the four-game series, but managed to turn the tables on Fayetteville Wednesday night.Greensboro entered the sixth trailing 5-3. With one out, Sean Gilliam walked and Andy Fox doubled. Lew Hill's fielders choice scored Gilliam and minutes later, Fox scored on a wild throw by third baseman Freddy Torres to tie the game at 5-5.

Pitcher Kurt Shea was brought on, and he promptly walked Aaron Van Scoyoc to load the bases. From there, Jason Robertson took over, smashing a double that cleared the bases and gave Greensboro an 8-5 advantage.

Fayetteville scored twice in its half of the eighth, but a force play at second base kept the Generals from knotting the score. Jim Haller pitched a scoreless ninth to get the save in relief of winner James Mauldin and Mark Hutton.

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