Archbold wrestlers found the going rough when they traveled to Swanton to battle the Bulldogs and Wauseon in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action, Thursday, Feb. 8.
The Streaks lost to Swanton 31-18 and took a 58-9 thumping from Wauseon to finish the league schedule 5-3.
The NWOAL tournament is Saturday, Feb. 17, at Swanton.
Swanton and Wauseon both qualified for the state duals tournament in Columbus last weekend. The Indians won the dual team title in Division II.
The Bulldogs fell in the Div. III semifinals.
Swanton 31, AHS 18
Action started at 160 pounds, where Carson Meyer lost a 13-5 major decision to Ryan Marvin.
Kasyn Schaffner (170 lbs.) scored an 8-6 win over Mitchell Reisinger, and Mason Babcock (182 lbs.) defeated Zach Leahy 3-0 to give Archbold a 6-4 lead.
Gibson Burkholder lost by a fall to Crew Oberheim at 195 lbs., giving the the lead back to the Bulldogs, 10-6.
Trevor Short (220 lbs.) battled Greg Wilson to a 3- 2 ultimate tiebreaker win to pull within a point, 10-9.
Anthony Gonzalez lost a 7-0 decision to Swanton’s Tommy Lytle, increasing the difference to 13-9.
After a double forfeit at 106 lbs., Shane Eicher (113 lbs.) gave the Blue and Gold its final lead, 15-13, with a pin over Zeth Zawodni.
Andrew Francis (120 lbs.) dropped a 4-3 decision to Zack Schaller and Juan Garcia lost 5-11 to Trevor Schaller. Josh Nofziger (132 lbs.) was pinned by Ethan Brannum and Brennan Short (138 lbs.) lost a close 3-2 decision to Noah Saunders, giving Swanton a 28-15 lead.
Gavin Grime (145 lbs.) won the final Blue Streak match of the night with a 6-0 decision over Gage Pachlhofer.
Colton Soles (152 lbs.) lost a 3-2 decision to Chase Moore to close out the match.
Wauseon 58, AHS 9
The Indians used their contest against Archbold as a warm-up before their trip to the state duals tournament in Columbus.
The Streaks managed only two victories.
Gonzalez scored a 58-second fall over Jaden Bannister at 285 lbs. and Grime was a 4-1 winner over Mauricio Barajas at 145 lbs.