Cougs erupt for season-high 19 hits

— College of Charleston pounded out a season-high 19 hits in an 11-6 victory over Elon at Latham Park on Sunday. With the win, the Cougars (20-8, 5-1 CAA) claimed the series and have won five of their seven weekend series this season.

Elon fell to 10-17, 2-6.

Jake Maziar was 3 for 5 with three RBIs for the second straight game. The junior batted .438 for the week with two doubles.

Bradley Jones and Morgan Phillips also collected three hits each.

Tommy Richter, Erven Roper, Alex Pastorius and Ryan Brown all finished with two hits each. Phillips hit a two-run home run in the Cougars’ four-run first inning, while Pastorius went deep for the first time this season with a solo shot in the seventh. All nine C of C starters recorded a hit in the game.

Nathan Ocker (3-0) earned the win, tossing 22/3 innings in relief of starter Eric Bauer. Ocker allowed one run on three hits while striking out four.

C of C pitchers struck out 12 batters, the 10th time the unit has reached the double-digit plateau this season.

Longwood scored five early runs to race to a win over Charleston Southern at CSU Ballpark.

The Lancers (17-11, 5-3 Big South) scored four runs in the second inning to build all the offense they needed. Carlos Garrido’s two-run double was the key blow in a four-run second as Longwood jumped on CSU starter Daniel Johnson (3-3) early.

The Buccaneers (11-16, 1-4) got an RBI single from Brandon Burris in the fourth inning and an RBI double from Kevin Hickey in the sixth, but went just 3 for 18 with runners on base.

Sly Edwards led the Bucs, going 2 for 4 with a walk. Kevin Hickey added a 2 for 3 day with an RBI.

— Stetson scored five runs in the first inning off Citadel starter Jacob Watcher (4-2) on its way to a win over the Bulldogs and a sweep of their weekend series.

The Bulldogs (12-17) had five hits, three of them doubles. Barrett Charpia doubled in the seventh inning and then scampered home on Shy Phillips’ first career double. Taylor Cothran recorded his second hit of the season in the ninth and eventually came around to score.

Ben Peden, Bret Hines and Phillips recorded the three RBIs for the Bulldogs.

Stetson improved to 15-13.