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Streaks End Regular Season With Victories Over O-G, Stryker




Andrea Allan shoots over a Wauseon player, Thursday, Feb. 5. Allan scored 12 points against Ottawa-Glandorf and 11 points against Stryker last week.-  photo     by Scott Schultz

Andrea Allan shoots over a Wauseon player, Thursday, Feb. 5. Allan scored 12 points against Ottawa-Glandorf and 11 points against Stryker last week.- photo by Scott Schultz

The Archbold girls basketball team ended its regular season with a 16-4 record after victories over Ottawa-Glandorf and Stryker last week.

The Streaks traveled to Ottawa, Tuesday, Feb. 10. AHS outscored the Titans 37-23 in the second half to bring home a 54-41 victory.

Archbold was back on the road, Saturday, Feb. 14 for an afternoon game in the new gymnasium at Stryker. Leading 25- 18 at halftime, the Streaks were outscored 26-23 in the second half but still came home with a 48-44 victory.

AHS 54, O-G 41

“This was a nice win,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “We did a good job bouncing back after a tough loss (to Wauseon) last week.

“I thought our perimeter defense was the key. We played good defense on O-G’s nice shooters.

“It’s important to keep working hard and play well as we enter tournament play.”

The score was tied at 11 after one period. O-G (4-14) held an 18-17 advantage at the half. Archbold outscored the Titans 19-12 in the third period for a 36-30 lead going into the final eight minutes.

The Streaks hit eight of 16 free throws in the final period to help secure a victory.

Andrea Allan and Dani Leaser led the Streaks with 12 points each. Abbey Graber scored 11.

Danielle Hershberger led O-G with 12.

AHS 48, Stryker 44

“This was a great way to finish the regular season,” said Ziegler. “It was a huge win on the road against a very good Stryker team.

“We want to carry the momentum from today into the tournament. I thought our defensive pressure was very good. We stressed to guard shooters and rebound, and the girls carried it out.

“We did a great job at the freethrow line to finish the game. This game will only make us better for the tournament coming up. I’m proud of what we’ve done so far, but there are still more goals to obtain ahead of us.”

Allan led AHS with 11 points. Devin Newman was also in double figures, with 10.

Stryker’s Nicole Brown led all scorers with 13. Brooke Ruffer scored 11.

Archbold out-rebounded the Panthers 29-18, and were led by Newman with nine.

Stryker dropped to 14-3 with the loss.

BOX SCORES

ARCHBOLD (54) – Newman 7, Ramirez 3, Allan 12, Graber 11, Leaser 12, Galvan 6, S. Wyse 2, Schaub 1. Totals 18-17-54.

OTTAWA-GLANDORF (41) – Hershberger 12, Bingley 7, Wehri 7, B. Kaufman 7, Ellerbrock 5, D. Kaufman 2, Deters 1. Totals 13-14-41.

AHS 11 6 19 18 – 54
OGHS 11 7 12 11 – 41

Reserve score: Archbold won 31-27.

ARCHBOLD (48) – Newman 10, Allan 11, Graber 6, Leaser 5, Galvan 2, S. Wyse 9, Schaub 5. Totals 16-15-48.

STRYKER (44) – Short 3, Laws 4, Ruffer 11, Br. Hancock 9, Brown 13, Be. Hancock 4. Totals 15-10-44.

AHS 14 11 10 13 – 48
SHS 12 6 8 18 – 44

Reserve score: Stryker won 37-29.

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