HIGH POINT Shane Basen had four hits and three RBIs and reliever Hunter May got his second win this season when the Charlotte 49ers scored seven in the eighth inning Wednesday to power to a 12-3 win against High Point.
An error in the third allowed three unearned runs against starter Jason Harris as the Panthers (2-2) took a 3-1 lead.
That score held until the fifth, when Basen drove in two with the bases loaded.
The seven runs in the eighth all came with two outs. Basen, Brett Lang and pinch-hitter J.J. Elseser had RBI singles, and Justin Seager added a two-run double.
May came in with one out in the fifth and allowed a hit to the first batter. He then retired 11 in a row. May struck out four in 3 2/3 innings.
N.C. Central 3, Davidson 1: Lee Miller hit his second home run in as many games for the Wildcats, but Carter Williamson had an RBI single during the third and Akeem Hood drove in a run with a groundout as the visiting Eagles (3-0) beat Davidson (2-1) for the first time in nine meetings.
Left-hander Jordan Quinn (1-0) held the Wildcats to one run on four hits over seven ninnings, and left-hander Gavin Guarrera retired the side in the ninth to earn his first save.
The Eagles totaled 12 hits, with eight coming during the first three innings against starter Danny Mooney (0-1).
Gardner-Webb 6, Furman 1: Benji Jackson had an RBI during a decisive three-run fourth to back Erik Heiligenstadt’s six shutout innings as the Bulldogs (2-0-1) won at Furman (2-1). Heiligenstadt (1-0), in his first start since 2011, allowed six singles over six shutout innings.
Elon 7, N.C. A&T 5: Spencer Medick (1-1) allowed three hits over seven shutout innings, and Ryan Kinsella went 3-for-5 with two RBIs as the Phoenix (2-2) won at N.C. A&T (2-2). Kelvin Freeman’s two-run single helped the Aggies post a five-run eighth.
North Greenville 7, Wingate 4: Allen Staton was 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs and Frank Polino and John Reinholz each homered to help the Crusaders (3-5) win at Wingate (6-7). North Greenville scored seven times during the first four innings to build a 7-2 advantage.
Eric Serra was 2-for-4 with two homers and three RBIs, his two-run shot during the first putting the Bulldogs ahead 2-1.
Limestone 13, Anderson (S.C.) 6: Julian Bridges went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs for the host Saints (7-3), who scored seven times during the first and rolled past the Trojans (4-9). Limestone finished with 18 hits against four pitchers.
Mount Olive 16, Virginia State 0: Braden Reitano had two of his four hits during a 10-run sixth inning as host Mount Olive (11-0) routed Virginia State (3-3). Mount Olive had 10 consecutive batters reach base with one out in the big inning. Cody Britt added a three-run double during the eighth.
USC Upstate 5, Presbyterian 2: Brody Greer’s two-run double during a four-run second inning to spark the Spartans (2-1) to the victory against the visiting Blue Hose (1-4).