Originally created 08/30/99

GreenJackets win, add to lead



CHARLESTON, W.V. -- The Augusta GreenJackets increased their ead in the South Atlantic League's southern division to three games with a 3-2 victory over the Charleston, W.V., Alley Cats on Sunday.

Macon, which came into Sunday's play two games behind Augusta, lost to Asheville 9-1 on Sunday.

Savannah, a 6-0 winner over Hickory, is 3 1/2 games off the pace. Augusta is at Savannah for a three-game series starting tonight.

Augusta's victory allowed the GreenJackets to split the four-game set with the Alley Cats. Charleston won the first two games.

The GreenJackets have eight games left in the second half of the season. They must win the second-half title to make the playoffs.



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