Hiram College

The Hiram College softball team defeated Catholic (D.C.) but fell to Washington College (Md.) at the Spring Rebel Games on Tuesday.

The Terriers stand at 2-4 on the season.

Hiram opened play on Tuesday with a 6-2 win over Catholic (2-1).

Sophomore Brittany Zajac (Corry, Pa.) improved to 2-1 on the season, by firing a complete game and striking out two.

The Terriers wasted no time and jumped on the board in the first inning on a 2-RBI double by junior Kali Stover (Akron/Firestone).

Hiram plated two more runs in the fifth on RBI singles from junior Danielle Latine(Eastlake/North) and sophomore Sarah Brady (Norton).

Catholic would come right back with two runs in the bottom of the fifth to trim the Terriers lead to 4-2.

But Hiram answered in the sixth with two more runs, on hits from Zajac and Stover, to put the game away.

Against Washington College (4-2), senior Miranda Wright (Richfield/Revere) and sophomore Emily Syrjala (Seattle, Wash./Seatttle Prep) each collected two hits.

The Shorewomen jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings of play.

The Terriers got a run back in the fourth on a RBI single by junior Meghan Garland (Mineral Ridge), cutting their deficit to 3-1.

But the Shorewomen would score a run in the fifth and sixth and plated five more runs in the seventh to blow the game opened.

Hiram threatened in the seventh inning, scoring three runs.

The Terriers loaded the bases and Syrjala laced a single to score Stover.

Sophomore Dana Perrotta (New Castle, Pa.) came up and reached on an error, allowing Latine to cross the plate.

Wright hit a single a few batters later to score Syrjala.

Hiram will have Wednesday off before returning to action on Thursday, with a twin bill against Defiance at 12:15 p.m. and Thomas More (Ky.) at 2:30 p.m.