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Stryker, Montpelier Fall To Streak Girls




Nicole Hurst (35) shoots inside the paint during the second half of Archbold's non-league contest with Stryker.– photo by  Mary Huber

Nicole Hurst (35) shoots inside the paint during the second half of Archbold’s non-league contest with Stryker.– photo by Mary Huber

The Archbold girls basketball team raised its record to 12-1, 5-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with wins over Stryker and Montpelier last week.

The Streaks hosted Stryker, Tuesday, Jan. 12, in a non-league contest. The Panthers (5-5) hit only two of the many three-pointers they tossed up and AHS came away with a 53-39 victory.

Montpelier (0-12, 0-4 NWOAL) went scoreless in the first period and AHS coasted to a 52-18 NWOAL victory, Friday, Jan. 15.

AHS 53, Stryker 39

“This was a good nonleague win,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “Stryker is a scrappy team and knew that they would make runs on us.

“I thought for the most part we did a good job on their scorers. Our guards did a nice job getting the ball into Hailey Galvan down low. We didn’t force it in when it wasn’t available.

“We did a good job on the boards for the most part, but still need to improve.”

Archbold led 17-10 after one and 29-22 at the half. The Streaks extended the advantage to 42-29 after three, and outscored the Panthers 11-10 in the fourth for the 14-point victory.

Galvan led all scorers with 19 points. Torey Varner was Stryker’s only player in double figures, with 11.

The Panthers committed 14 turnovers to Archbold’s five.

AHS 52, Montpelier 18

Leading 17-0 after one period, the Streaks widened the gap to 32-4 at halftime. Archbold outscored the Locos 20-14 in the second half for the victory.

“This was a game we needed to remain focused and not overlook Montpelier,” said Ziegler. “We had a nice win Tuesday, so this was a game we could have easily overlooked and played flat.

“We did a great job taking care of business. Our defensive pressure was a huge factor tonight. Our pressure led to many fast break points.”

Galvan again led AHS with 12 points.

The Streaks won the rebounding battle, 32-21. Devin Newman grabbed seven.

BOX SCORES
ARCHBOLD (53)
– Drewes 3,
Newman 2, Allan 7, Graber 5, Galvan
19, Hurst 7, Schaub 6, Stacy Wyse 4.
Totals 20-13-53.
STRYKER (39)
Ruffer 9, Sullivan
6, Torey Varner 11, Taylor Varner 3,
Grime 3, Rupp 7. Totals 11-15-39.
AHS
17 12 13 11 – 53
SHS
10 12 7 10 – 39
Reserve score:
Archbold won,
44-9.
ARCHBOLD (52)
– Drewes 4,
Newman 4, Allan 4, Graber 7, Galvan
12, Hurst 4, Schaub 4, Stacy Wyse 8,
Sarah Wyse 5. Totals 25-2-52.
MONTPELIER (18)
– Schmitt 6,
Dilley 1, Mercer 1, Dye 2, Moore 4,
Duchene 4. Totals 7-3-18.
AHS
17 15 10 10 – 52
MHS
0 4 2 12 – 18
Reserve score:
Archbold won,
41-8.



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