Genoa Middle School
Top four: Oak Harbor 201, Perrysburg 166.50, Genoa 137.50, Archbold 125
Placing for Archbold: Isaac Petersen, 86 pounds, 4th; Damian Short, 92 lbs., 1st; Zach Meyer, 98 lbs., 2nd; Mitch Hogrefe, 110 lbs., 4th; Logan Baynes, 122 lbs., 1st; Derek Humbert, 128 lbs., 4th; Garrett Grime, 142 lbs., 1st; Ethan Warncke, 150 lbs., 4th; Hayden Galvan, 160 lbs., 3rd.
Tri-Match With Delta
And Defiance, Tuesday,
Archbold def. Delta 66-30. Getting wins: Petersen, Graham Short, D. Short, Lukas Rufenacht, Hogrefe, CJ Brubaker, Baynes, Grime, Israel Perez, Oran Humbert.
Archbold def. Defiance 44-42. Getting wins: Petersen, D. Short, Rufenacht, Brubaker, Baynes, Jesus Rocha, Grime, Galvan. Junior varsity: Lukas Rodriguez.
Archbold 7th Grade
Archbold hit the road for its first two games of the season. The Streaks traveled to Stryker, Tuesday, Dec. 7. Archbold’s defense set the tone, and the Streaks built a 12-0 lead after one quarter. Archbold outscored the Panthers in every quarter to pull away with a convincing 51-7 victory.
Eleven players hit the scoring column. Benny Gomez and Derek Walker combined for 21 points; Jeremy Lerma and Jacob Rodriguez each contributed 6. Matt Kinsman led the way on the defensive end.
The Streaks battled Napoleon, Thursday, Dec. 9. Archbold jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead, but foul trouble and cold shooting the rest of the first quarter had the Streaks down 9-5. Archbold continued to struggle until Derek Walker came up with three straight steals and conversions.
With momentum on their side, the Streaks went into the locker room with a five-point lead. Archbold came away with a hard-fought 40-28 victory. Walker led the way with 15. Mike Weigand and Elijah Robison combined for 10.
Pettisville 8th Grade
Pettisville def. Hilltop 59-29, Saturday, Dec. 4. Leading scorers: Tate Kauffman, 16 points; Dustin Lucas, Jakob Waidelich, Noah Miller, 10 each; Eli King, 9.
Wauseon def. Pettisville (2-1, 1-0 BBC) 48-35, Tuesday, Dec. 7. Leading scorers: Kauffman, 11; King, 7; Lucas, Waidelich, 6 each. Pettisville 7th Grade
Pettisville (2-0, 1-0 BBC) def. Hilltop 52-24, Saturday, Dec. 4. Leading scorers: Stuart Yoder, 16 points; Kyle Lantz, 15; Levi Deffely, 7.
Pettisville 7th Grade
Wauseon def. Pettisville (1-3, 0-1 BBC) 36-15, Tuesday, Dec. 7. Leading scorer: Amber Klopfenstein, 6 points.
Pettisville 8th Grade
Wauseon def. Pettisville 33-23, Tuesday, Dec. 7. Leading scorers: Mikala Avina, Jordyn Pursel, Dana Fricke, 6 points each.
Pettisville (4-1, 2-0 BBC) def. Edon 46-20, Saturday, Dec. 11. Leading scorers: Avina, 12; Patrice Smith, Taylor Rychener, 8 each. Archbold 8th Grade
Archbold opened the season with two wins. Down by three points in the third quarter at Stryker, Tuesday, Dec. 7, the Streaks outscored the Panthers 16-1 in the fourth quarter to win 42-23. Stryker’s Parker Ruffer led all scorers, tallying 16 points. Gavin Morton led Archbold with 14; Luke Fisher and Grant Rupp combined for 19. Brandon Goering, Levi Wyse, and Logan Hogrefe also scored.
The Blue Streaks were down by six at the end of the third quarter at Napoleon, Thursday, Dec. 9, before mounting another comeback to win 41-33. Napoleon’s Blake Dunbar fired in 16 first-half points before Wyse and the Streak defense shut him down in the second half, not allowing him a single point.
Fisher powered his way to 15 hard-earned points. Grant Rupp tallied 8, including some crucial free throws at crunch time. Hogrefe, Morton, Goering, Wyse, and Stephan Manahan added to the final total.
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.–Thomas Carlyle