Archbold, OH

Streak Volleyballers Win Four, Up Record To 8-0

Lauren Kern, center, passes to a setter in Archbold's NWOAL match with Patrick Henry, Tuesday, Sept. 11. Dani Newman, left, put down 11 kills and had 16 digs; Adi Lange, right, had 15 digs.- photo by  Scott Schultz

Lauren Kern, center, passes to a setter in Archbold’s NWOAL match with Patrick Henry, Tuesday, Sept. 11. Dani Newman, left, put down 11 kills and had 16 digs; Adi Lange, right, had 15 digs.- photo by Scott Schultz

The Archbold volleyball team finished a busy week by going 4-0, upping its record to 8-0, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.

In league action, the Streaks hosted Patrick Henry, Tuesday, Sept. 11, and won 25-12, 25-21, 25-18. AHS traveled to Bryan, Thursday, Sept. 13 and defeated the Bears 25-12, 25-19, 25- 10.

Archbold hosted a non-league tri-match, Saturday, Sept. 15 with Fairview and Napoleon. AHS easily beat the Apaches in the first match 25-12, 25-16. The game with Napoleon took two games as well, as AHS won 25-17, 25-21.

AHS Def. Bryan 25-12, 25-19, 25-10

Archbold jumped out to an 11-3 lead when Bryan called a time-out.

Defensive specialist Laura Wyse had a nice up, keeping the ball in play in a long rally, but the point went to Bryan, 17-9.

Dani Newman smacked three straight kills to put the score at 23-12. Emily Snyder slammed the ball down for game point, winning 25-12.

The second game went back and forth at the start, and was tied at 4. Dani Newman broke it with an ace for a 5-4 lead.

The score was tied again at 12 when Dani Newman spiked the ball for a 13-12 lead.

The Newman sisters finished out game two. Dani Newman scored two kills to up the score to 24-19. Devin Newman then had a kill to win the second game 25-19.

The Streaks scored six points in the third game before Bryan scored one. Later, Devin Newman and Stacy Wyse teamed up for a block at 19-7.

Lauren Kern’s serve hit the tip of the net and went over, good for a point and an ace at 21-8.

Dani Newman’s spike upped the advantage to 24-9. Snyder put down the ball at game point, winning the match 25-10.

The Archbold junior varsity won 25-9, 25-11.

AHS Def. PH 25-12, 25-21, 25-18

Dani Newman led the Streaks in attacks, putting down 11 balls out of the 30 total kills in the game.

She and Adi Lange led the Streaks in digs, with 16 and 15, respectively.

Dani Newman and Devin Newman served three and two aces, respectively. As a team, the Streaks served 95 percent.

Archbold setters were perfect. S. Wyse led them with the most sets connected to kills; she was 89/89 in total sets.

The AHS JV won 25-13, 25- 19.

AHS Def. Fairview 25-12, 25-16

Archbold played hard for 45 minutes to finish off Fairview. AHS was 46/51 in serving. Kern led the Blue Streaks in digs, getting in position for eight Fairview hits. As a team, there were 35 digs.

Four players put kills in the court: Dani Newman, Devin Newman, Snyder and Lange.

Archbold won the JV contest 25-10, 25-11.

AHS Def. Napoleon 25-17, 25-21

In Archbold’s second match on Saturday, Napoleon proved to be a slightly harder challenge, but the Streaks were successful.

Blue and Gold setters were perfect once again, setting 72/72.

The Newman sisters, Snyder, and Lange showed their strength in this game as well, leading the team in kills. Dani Newman had seven; Lange, six; Snyder and Devin Newman, five each. There were a total of 26 kills.

The AHS JV upped its record to 10-1 with a 27-25, 25-23 victory.

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