BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Charleston Southern pounded out 12 runs on eight hits to top Campbell 12-6 Friday night at Jim Perry Stadium.
Charleston Southern moved to 14-10 on the season and 3-4 in Big South games. Campbell, coming into Friday night's Big South home opener a winner in five of its last six outings, dropped to 12-14 overall and 2-2 in Big South play.
The top of the Buccaneer order drove in nine of CSU's 12 runs, including three from Jason Miller, who notched a two-run single in a four-run Charleston Southern fifth, and took a bases loaded walk in a five-run Buccaneer sixth. Miller was 1-for-4 at the plate in the win.
Nate Blanchard, Brandon Gragilla and Chris Singleton all knocked in two at the top of the CSU lineup. Blanchard also scored twice, going 1-for-4.
Nik Constantakos (2-1) earned the win for CSU, going six innings with three runs on seven hits, striking out six without a walk.
Jamison Mobbs tossed a scoreless seventh, surrendering a hit and a walk. Seth Owens allowed three runs, two earned, on two hits with a strikeout and a walk in two innings.
Jeff Hahs went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs, keeping the Camels alive in the ninth with a two out, two-run home run to center, his fourth homer of the season and third over his last four games.
The series continues Saturday with a 3 p.m. first pitch. Sunday's finale is set for 2 p.m.
The Camels will head to longtime rival UNCW on April 4, jumping back into Big South play on the road at High Point April 7-9.