MOUNT PLEASANT — The College of Charleston softball team extended its winning streak to six games with a doubleheader sweep of North Carolina Central at Patriots Point on Wednesday.
The Cougars won both games in five innings via the run rule with victories of 13-2 and 10-2. Mackenzie Maples and Carly Corthell each combined for three hits and four RBIs.
Hope Klicker won the opener, while Jen Rosene won Game 2 against the Eagles (3-33).
The Cougars (23-13) next host Furman in a doubleheader at 3 p.m. Friday.
Charleston Southern lost a pitchers’ duel in Spartanburg, falling 1-0 to USC Upstate (29-6).
Jennifer Giles allowed one run in six innings, but allowed a third-inning run on a fielder’s choice.
The teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader, but the second game was called in the top of the first inning following a thunderstorm. CSU (20-17) is next at Liberty at 4 p.m. Friday.