Gamecocks hit past Cougars

South Carolina pounded out 14 hits including three home runs as the Gamecocks defeated College of Charleston 10-6 on Tuesday night in non-conference action at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 28-10 on the season while the loss drops the Cougars to 20-16. South Carolina is back in action at Carolina Stadium on Friday night hosting Kentucky for a three-game SEC series. First pitch for the opener is set for 7pm.