Archbold, OH

AHS Girls Win Pair Of Squeakers

Kylie Sauder takes a shot from the corner. She scored 14 points in Archbold’s win over Springfield.– photo by Mario Gomez

Kylie Sauder takes a shot from the corner. She scored 14 points in Archbold’s win over Springfield.– photo by Mario Gomez

The Archbold girls basketball team improved to 12-7 with a pair of one-point wins last week.

The Streaks improved to 4-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 33- 32 win at Delta (14-5, 4-2 NWOAL), Thursday, Feb. 6. The loss dropped the Panthers out of a tie for first place with Wauseon (5-1) and into a three-way tie for second (with Archbold and Bryan).

Archbold traveled to Holland, Saturday, Feb. 8, and came home with a 45-44 nonleague win over Springfield (3-18).

AHS 33, Delta 32

The Streaks led by six, 28-22, going into the final eight minutes. The Panthers outscored AHS 10-5 in the fourth, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Blue and Gold slipped out with a one-point NWOAL victory.

“We won a defensive battle,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “I thought both teams played hard.

“This was a good league win on the road. Our girls fought harder tonight.

“Delta hit two free throws with 20 seconds left. We drew up a play, but Delta took the first option away. Kylie Sauder did a nice job driving and kicking the ball to Karsyn Hostetler, who hit a huge three-pointer.”

Hostetler led all scorers with 12 points– all of them on threes.

Reagan Rouleau led the Panthers, with 10 points.

AHS grabbed 27 rebounds, with Sauder getting nine. Delta had 26 rebounds.

AHS 45, Springfield 44

“This was a nice win,” said Ziegler. “It was a physical matchup. Our girls put up a good fight. Down one with 10 seconds left, we did a good job getting a good shot, with Addi Ziegler getting a huge rebound and put-back with 1.6 seconds left.

“We found a way to win. We had the lead most of the game, but Springfield kept answering with threes.”

The Streaks led 14-5 after one, 25-15 at the half, and 35-27 after three before the Blue Devils outscored AHS 17-10 in the final eight minutes.

Sauder led all scorers, with 14 points. Abi Borojevich added 10.

Mia Rose led Springfield with 12 points. Kendall Carruthers added 11.

The Streaks had 26 re bounds, with six by Naomi Rodriguez, while Springfield totaled 18.

ARCHBOLD (33) – Hostetler 12,
McQuade 3, Borojevich 9, Sauder 8,
Ziegler 1. Totals 11-7-33.
DELTA (32) – Rouleau 10, Braelyn
Wymer 7, Brooklyn Wymer 6, Green
7, Culler 2. Totals 9-13-32.
AHS 97125-33

DHS 571010-32
JV: AHS won 30-12 (2 quarters).

ARCHBOLD (45) – Rodriguez 2,
Hostetler 2, Gensler 1, Borojevich
10, Sauder 14, Garrow 4, Ziegler 8,
Phillips 4. Totals 19-5-45.
SPRINGFIELD (44) – Johnson 5,
Swiller 2, Hiser 8, Rose 12, Cunningham
6, Carruthers 11. Totals 15-8-44.
AHS 14 11 10 10 – 45
SHS 5 10 12 17 – 44
JV: AHS won 23-22.