The Charleston Battery defeated Coastal Carolina, 2-1, in a preseason match Thursday night at Blackbaud Stadium.

Jose Cuevas, the 2012 USL PRO Rookie of the Year, led the way scoring both Battery goals. Cuevas has five goals this preseason.

Cuevas opened the scoring in the 10th minute after a flicked header from forward Heviel Cordoves.

The Charleston Battery continues its USL PRO preparations next Friday afternoon with a 2:30 p.m. match against the Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Stadium in Cary, N.C.

All remaining preseason home games are free to attend except for the Battery’s March 23 game Wilmington Hammerheads. Tickets for this rematch of the 2012 USL PRO Championship game are $7 for bleacher seats and $12 for club seats with group discounts available; For more information visit or call (843) 971-GOAL (4625).

David Orces and Peter Bleach each earned a point for The Citadel (5-4, 0-3 SoCon) in a 5-2 loss Friday against Davidson (8-3, 2-0) at the Earle Tennis Center.