The Archbold Blue Streaks (12-11) had a dismal week of baseball last week, losing three regular-season games and suffering a first-round loss in postseason play.
The Streaks and Montpelier squared off in the Division III sectional tournament at Archbold, Saturday, May 10, with the Locos picking up a 4-1 victory.
The Blue and Gold was held scoreless through six innings and mustered just one run in the top of the seventh.
Montpelier’s four runs came in the bottom of the sixth.
David Rupp suffered the loss, giving up four runs on four hits, striking out six, and walking three in 5 1/3 innings. Steven Kinsman pitched in relief.
Archbold came up with four hits, with David Dominique going 2/4 with one run batted in.
Jake Buchanan went the distance
NO for the Locos, giving up one run on four hits, striking out seven and walking two in seven innings.
Delta 10, AHS 8
Archbold traveled to Delta, Thursday, May 8 and suffered a 10-8 NWOAL loss to drop to 3-4 in the league.
Trailing 10-4 in the top of the seventh, the Streaks rallied for four runs but fell short in their comeback bid.
Paxson Miller suffered the loss, going 4 1/3 innings and giving up five runs on four hits, striking out one, and walking one.
Leading hitters for the Blue and Gold were Kyle Walker, 3/3 with a double and an RBI; Jeremy Neuenschwander, 2/3 with a double and 3 RBIs; and Kinsman, 2/4.
Tinora 10, AHS 5
The Rams bested the Streaks NO 10-5, Tuesday, May 6. The Rams blasted out 10 hits in the win.
Corey Walker suffered the loss, giving up five runs on five hits, striking out two, and walking four in two innings. Marc Miller pitched in relief.
Rupp was 3/3 at the plate. Dominique went 2/4 with 1 RBI. Jack Downey went 2/3 with a double and an RBI.
PH 10, Archbold 0
Archbold was shut out 10-0 at Patrick Henry, Monday, May 5 in an NWOAL contest.
Rupp suffered the loss, going 3 1/3 innings and giving up eight runs on six hits, striking out three and walking four.
David Dominique led AHS at the plate, going 2/3.