Archbold, OH


Div. III, IV Sectional Boys Basketball Champions

The Archbold Blue Streaks raised their record to 23-0 with a 74-59 Div. III sectional boys basketball championship win over Liberty Center, Friday, March 1, at Elida.

Archbold advances to the district semifinals, Thursday, March 7, 6:15 pm, where they play Coldwater at Lima Senior High School. The fifth-seeded Cavaliers defeated fourth-seeded Van Buren 58-44 in their sectional final in the nightcap at Elida.

In the other bracket, second-seeded Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Spencerville 80-20 to win a sectional title at Miller City.

Third-seeded Bluffton defeated Fairview 58-49 in the nightcap at Miller City. The Titans and Bluffton play in the nightcap on Thursday at 8 pm.

Winners play for the district championship, Saturday, March 9, 1:30 pm, at Lima Senior.

Pettisville claimed a Div. IV sectional title with a 69-51 win over Fayette, Friday, March 1, at Bryan. The third-seeded Birds play second-seeded Stryker in a district semifinal, Wednesday, March 6, 8 pm, at Napoleon. The Panthers defeated North Central 73-52 in their sectional final.

In the other bracket, top-seeded Hicksville defeated Ayersville 70-48 and Edgerton defeated Antwerp 44-43 in overtime in their sectional finals at Defiance. The Aces and Bulldogs play Wednesday, 6:15 pm, at Napoleon in the night’s first contest.

Tuesday winners play for a district title, Friday, March 8, 7 pm, at Napoleon.–Posted 3.1, 10:45 pm; updated 3.3, 5:30 pm

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