Hiram College


The Hiram College baseball team fell at non-conference foe Westminster (Pa.) by a 10-6 score on Wednesday.

The Terriers fall to 8-26 on the season, while the Titans improve 18-21.

Senior Ron DeAmicis (Austintown/Fitch) and freshman Phil Ward (Garfield Heights) each collected two hits apiece.

Hiram struck in the first inning, scoring two runs on RBI singles by junior Trevor Foster(Warren/Champion) and freshman Kyle Watson (Warren/Howland).

Westminster would answer with four runs in the first inning, but Hiram responded in the second, getting a RBI double by senior Mark Leone (Boardman).

Yet again, the Titans would score four times in the second and added another in the third to open up a 9-3 lead.

Hiram answered with a run in the fourth on a RBI triple by senior Jaren Bell (Rochester, N.Y./Brighton), but Westminster came right back in the bottom of the frame with a run.

The Terriers would add runs in the fifth on a RBI single by DeAmicis and another in the eighth, on a RBI double from sophomore Eric Martin (Brookfield), but couldn’t get any closer.

Senior Nate Weiss (Warren, Mich./University Liggett) and senior Tanner Gilchrist (Ellwood City, Pa./Lincoln) each tossed two shutout innings in relief.

Hiram will return to action on Saturday with a doubleheader against Wittenberg that is set to begin at noon. The Terriers will also play Wittenberg on Sunday in a single nine-inning game at noon.