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AHS Softball Beats Liberty Center

Bralynn Blanton, shown at the plate against Wauseon, Monday, April 22, hit a home run in Archbold’s NWOAL victory over Liberty Center, Friday, May 3.– photo by Mario Gomez

Bralynn Blanton, shown at the plate against Wauseon, Monday, April 22, hit a home run in Archbold’s NWOAL victory over Liberty Center, Friday, May 3.– photo by Mario Gomez

Archbold’s Bralynn Blanton and Andee Grime combined to throw a one-hit 13- 0 five-inning shutout over Liberty Center in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action, Friday, May 3, at Archbold.

The victory upped the Blue Streaks’ record to 15-8, 5-2 NWOAL. The Tigers dropped to 10-7, 1-3 NWOAL.

Blanton recorded the win. In four innings she allowed no runs on one hit, struck out five, and walked two.

The Streaks had 13 hits.

Madison Roth and Blanton each hit a home run. Roth also had a double, while Blanton also had two singles.

Kylie Sauder had a double; Chloe Schramm had a double and a single, and Gabby Nafziger had three base hits. Faith Wyse and Alyssa Mc- Coy each had a single.

Sectional

The Streaks open Division III sectional tournament play when they host a sectional final, tomorrow, Thursday, 5 pm.

AHS is scheduled to play Evergreen, who defeated Montpelier 6-1, Monday, May 6, in a sectional semifinal, for a sectional championship.

The Streaks defeated the Vikings 3-2 during the regular season on Monday, April 15.

The winner advances to district semifinal competition at Maumee, Monday, May 13, 5 pm.