Coastal Carolina 6, Chas. Southern 2

Charleston Southern committed five errors and Coastal Carolina starter Seth Lamando held the Bucs to five hits in the Chanticleers’ victory at CSU Ballpark.

The Bucs fall to 22-31 overall and 11-12 in Big South play. Coastal moves to 34-19 overall and 17-6 in league play. Coastal is locked into the No. 2 seed in next week’s Big South tournament. CSU is in the tournament field and could be seeded anywhere from sixth to eighth.

Coastal came out bunting against the Bucs and starter Tory Schroff (6-4), catching an early break on a pop-up turned double for an early 2-0 lead. Two CSU errors in the second gave Coastal an early 5-0 lead.

Lamando (5-3) made the early margin stand up, holding the Bucs to two solo home runs and just five hits in 71/3 innings of work. He struck out four.

CCU AB R H BI CSU AB R H BI

Blckmn dh 5 0 1 1 Ison cf 4 0 1 0

May cf 4 2 3 0 Faircloth lf 4 0 1 0

Remillard c 3 0 0 0 Tomasvch ss 4 0 1 0

Powell c 2 0 0 0 Shelton rf 4 1 1 1

Buccilli lf 2 1 0 0 Woodall c 3 0 1 0

Willis lf 1 0 0 0 Welch dh 3 0 0 0 Kane 2b 4 0 3 3 Hicks ph 1 0 0 0

Oberg ss 3 0 0 0 Streett 1b 3 1 2 1

Hering rf 4 1 0 0 Sustar 3b 3 0 0 0

ZRmllrd 3b 4 1 1 0 Hickey 2b 2 0 0 0

Owings 1b 3 1 0 0 Wilkins 2b 1 0 0 0

Totals 35 6 8 4 Totals 32 2 7 2

Coastal Carolina 230 000 100—6

Charleston Southern 010 100 000—2

E—Thomas, Hickey, Schroff. LOB- Coastal 7, CSU 4. 2B—Blackman, Kane. HR- Shelton, Streett. SH— Owings. SB- May. CS- Kane, Hering, Shelton.

Coastal IP H R ER BB SO

Lamando 71/3 5 2 2 1 4

Kerr 12/3 2 0 0 0 0

Charleston Southern

Schroff 2 4 5 3 1 2

Leopard 5 3 1 1 2 2

Ward 2 1 0 0 0 2

HBP—by Leopard (Buccilli). A-198 Time-2:20.