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AHS Spikers Beat Tigers In Three




Desi Newman (6) sets the volleyball for a Cayla Walker spike in Archbold's NWOAL victory over Liberty Center, Thursday, Sept. 6. The Streaks are 4-0, 2-0 NWOAL.– photo by Mario Gomez

Desi Newman (6) sets the volleyball for a Cayla Walker spike in Archbold’s NWOAL victory over Liberty Center, Thursday, Sept. 6. The Streaks are 4-0, 2-0 NWOAL.– photo by Mario Gomez

The Archbold volleyball team raised its record to 4- 0, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, with a 25- 12, 25-14, 25-22 victory over Liberty Center, Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Thunderdome.

The Streaks jumped out to a 16-4 lead in the first game before the Tigers closed the gap to 18-10. AHS scored four straight points for a 22-10 lead when LC called a time-out.

AHS went on to win the first game 25-12.

The second game was tied at 8 when Archbold went on a 9-3 tear for a 17-11 lead.

A Becca Gerig back row spike gave the Streaks a 21- 13 advantage, and LC called for a time-out. The Tigers scored their final point when an AHS spike went out of bounds, and Archbold scored four straight points for a 25- 14 victory.

The score was tied at 17 in the third game when the Streaks scored three straight points for a 20-17 advantage. Archbold raised the gap to 23-18 before some unforced errors by the Streaks enabled the Tigers to get within one, 23-22.

A Gerig kill and a spike into the net by LC’s Niki Meyer gave AHS the 25-22 victory.

Gerig and Jenny Lehman led the Streak attack with 15 kills each. Darian Oberlin had seven; as a team, AHS had 43 kills.

Archbold was 73-81 in serving with five aces and 103-115 in attacks.


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