Archbold, OH

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Two, Ties With Bryan

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Liberty-Benton 5-2, Monday, Sept. 13, and Crestview 7-0, Saturday, Sept. 18, but tied Bryan 3-3, Thursday, Sept. 16.

The Streaks are 7-0-1 on the season.

AHS 5, Liberty-Benton 2

The Streaks had never beaten Liberty-Benton, and the Eagles came with speed, tactics, and extreme knowledge of the game.

Alicia Drewes broke free to score, and Jesse Fidler followed up a shot by Mindy Rupp to put the Streaks up 2-0.

The Eagles soon took flight to put the ball past Nichole Wood in goal, and the first half ended with the Streaks leading 2-1.

Trisha King sent a high lofty ball to the net to start the second half, followed by a Drewes goal for a 4-1 lead.

They sent a free kick past Brie Deskins in goal, closing the gap to 4-2. Mindy Rupp took control of the ball and took it toward the goal, but a call on the Eagles awarded a penalty kick to AHS. Drewes took the PK and scored for the 5-2 final.

In the junior varsity game, Nichole Wood collided with an Eagles player that stopped play and the game with eight minutes left in the first half.

AHS 3, Bryan 3

Bryan is 6-1 on the season, and it was the biggest game the Streaks have had thus far.

Fidler scored the first goal of the game. The Streak defense of Hannah Leininger, Cassidy Wyse, Sierra Nofziger, and Hanna Allison had its hands full with the shots and speed of Bryan’s Morgan Love and Jill Burkholder.

After the Bears got called for a foul on the field, Drewes took the free kick and scored from about 30 yards out.

The Bears soon answered with a goal off a free kick from the corner of the field. The Streaks held a 2-1 lead at halftime.

With rain coming down, the Streaks had a very sluggish start in the second half. The Bears took advantage and scored to tie the game at 2.

The Bears fouled the Streaks again, giving Drewes another free kick. She sent a line drive in front of the goal to Wyse, who scored. The Bears answered with 10 minutes left to tie the score at 3. With several minutes left Archbold had many attempts but time ran out.

AHS 7, Crestview 0

Drewes sent a pass to Fidler, who scored the opening goal.

Drewes added three goals to increase the lead to 4-0.

The Knights had a hand ball in the box, and Archbold was awarded with a penalty kick.

Ellen Yoder took the PK and scored, and Archbold led 5-0 at halftime.

With the starting secondhalf lineup written by Josh Kidder, the defense was now on offense and the offense was on defense. Alora Drewes passed the ball to Mindy Rupp, who dribbled the ball toward the net and scored.

The Knights tripped the Streaks in the box. Ashley Davis took the PK but missed wide.

Archbold gained a corner kick, which Lauren Kindinger headed into the goal for the 7-0 final.

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