HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Charleston Southern had 16 hits as the Buccaneers downed Big South foe High Point at Williard Stadium.
Senior Brantley Meier paved the way for the Bucs (24-23, 11-9), going 3 for 6 with three runs and two RBIs. Tom Burkett also had two hits and two RBIs against the Spartans (21-25, 7-13).
Jaren Sustar and Walt Quattlebaum each added three hits.
Junior reliever Ali Williams (2-1) pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings. He struck out six and walked one, giving up one unearned run. Charlie McCready gave up one earned run in three innings for his fifth save.
The series concludes with a 1 p.m. game today.
E--Quattlebaum, Tomasovich, Mahoney. Packrall 2. LOB--CSU 12; HP 10. 2B--Sustar, Geissinger. 3B--Burkett, Tomasovich. SH--Geissinger. SF--Antolik. SB--Mahoney.