Archbold used a 22-6 third period to turn a halftime tie at 18 into a 40-24 advantage on its way to a 49-29 victory over Swanton, Friday, Jan. 14.
The Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory lifted the Streaks’ record to 11-2, 4-1 NWOAL. Swanton dropped to 4-8, 1-4 NWOAL.
Archbold is tied with Wauseon for the league lead, while Evergreen and Patrick Henry each are 3-1.
“We had a nice league win on the road at Swanton,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “We played through a tough first half where we couldn’t get much going offensively. Give Swanton credit for their half-court defense.
“I was pleased the way we played the second half. Our defense turned the pressure up a notch, which created some offense for us.
“Nicole Hurst had a nice game. She kept the game close for us with 10 points in the first half.
“Our guard play was a huge key in the second half.”
Archbold led 9-8 after one, but Swanton outscored the Streaks 10-9 in the second period for a tie at 18 at the half.
Twenty-two points in the third by seven Blue Streaks, including eight points by Alicia Drewes, blew the game open for Archbold.
Hurst led all scorers with 16 points. Drewes was also in double figures, with 11.
Bethann Lumbrezer led the Bulldogs with 11.
Archbold won the rebounding battle 26-18. Swanton committed 26 turnovers to Archbold’s 12.
|8,||S. Wyse 2,||Drewes||11,||Hurst|
|16,||Fidler 2, Rupp 3,||C.||Wyse||2,|
|Short||2. Totals 21-7-49.|
|Knepley||4, Gilsdorf 4,||Kashmer||2,|