2010-04-21 / Sports

AHS Softballers Stand At 11-3

The Archbold softball team raised its record to 11-3, 2-0 NWOAL after winning five of six contests last week.

The Streaks defeated Wauseon 10-2; lost to Springfi eld 4-0; and defeated Montpelier 13-3, Fairview 12-2, Lima Bath 11-8, and Findlay 2-1.

AHS 10, Wauseon 2

The Streaks opened Northwest Ohio Athletic League play with a 10-2 win over the Indians, Monday, April 12.

AHS broke open a scoreless contest with four runs in the fourth and went on to the victory.

Sarah Wyse led the way at the plate, going 3-4 with a double and two runs batted in. Morgan Ducey aided the cause with two hits, including a double, while also driving in two runs.

Sarah Wyse was also the winning pitcher. She gave up five hits while striking out nine and walking one.

Springfield 4, AHS 0

Archbold traveled to Springfield, Tuesday, April 13, to face the undefeated Blue Devils, who whitewashed the Streaks 4-0.

The Streaks mustered only two hits against Springfi eld’s Michalik as Sarah Wyse doubled and Morgan Cody singled.

Sarah Wyse was the losing pitcher. She gave up four runs (three unearned) on six hits and struck out nine.

AHS 13, Montpelier 3

The Streak bats were awakened as they banged out 16 hits.

Stacy Wyse led the way with three doubles and three RBIs while Alyssa Schaub also had three singles. Sarah Wyse and Ducey each collected two hits to aid the Streak offense.

Lex Campos picked up the win on the mound. She gave up three runs on three hits while striking out seven.

AHS 12, Fairview 2

Archbold hosted the Apaches, Friday, April 16, and sent them home with a 12-2 loss in a non-league contest.

Schaub led the way at the plate with three singles and two RBIs. Courtney Day, Sarah Wyse, and Ducey all had two hits while Stacy Wyse homered.

The Streaks totaled 14 hits.

Sarah Wyse was the winning pitcher. She gave up two runs (one earned) on four hits while striking out eight.

AHS 11, Lima Bath 8

Day hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning to lift the Streaks to a hard-fought win over the Wildkittens, Saturday, April 17 at Findlay.

The Streaks banged out 14 hits and were led by Stacy Wyse, who was 3-4. Schaub, Abbey Graber and Day each had two hits.

Sarah Wyse picked up the win and pitched a complete game victory. She struck out five while walking one.

AHS 2, Findlay 1

AHS bats were once again silenced by a dominating pitching performance by Findlay’s Gilliland, but scratched out two runs in a tight game from start to finish.

The Streaks tied the game at 1 in the fifth with Chelsea Goebel pinch-hitting and drawing a walk. Goebel stole second and then scored after two wild pitches.

Jenna Nofziger, who led off the seventh by reaching base on a bunt single, stole second and scored on Schaub’s single to left field to provide AHS with the winning run.

The Streaks collected only two hits while Lex Campos was shutting down the Trojan offense.

Campos gave up five hits while striking out 11 and walking only one.

“This week was a good one for us from the standpoint of seeing some really good pitching,” said Joe Frank, AHS head coach.

“It exposed a few flaws in our offense, which we work to correct. We will benefit down the road by facing these pitchers and hopefully we can improve in putting the ball in play.”

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