HICKORY, N.C. -- The Greensboro Grasshoppers are headed to the South Atlantic League playoffs for the first time since 2014.

Greensboro defeated the Hickory Crawdads 2-1 Monday in Hickory.

The win earned the Grasshoppers the second-half Northern division title and a spot in the South Atlantic semifinals. Greensboro will play first-half division winner Kannapolis in a 3-game series, with the winner facing off with the winner of the Greenville Drive-Charleston RiverDogs series.

Greensboro opens its playoff series against Kannapolis Wednesday at 7 p.m. at First National Bank Field in Greensboro.