Four-run sixth pushes Archbold softball past Swanton


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Madison Roth of Archbold gets a single in the early innings Monday versus Swanton. Archbold scored four in the bottom of the sixth to overtake the Bulldogs for a 4-2 win.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Archbold third baseman Leslie Simon throws out a Swanton base runner during Monday’s game.


Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Swanton jumped out to an early lead, but it didn’t stick as Archbold notched four runs in the home half of the sixth to win by a final of 4-2 Monday in NWOAL softball.

With a runner on base, Kylie Ulch belted a two-run home run to give the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead.

However, Archbold would get hits to drive in runs from Kaitlyn Beck, Faith Wyse and Alexa Wilson in the sixth. Wyse went 1 for 2 with two RBIs for the Blue Streaks, Beck went 1 for 3 with an RBI, and Gabby Nafziger finished 3 for 3.

Haley Nelson, Ulch, Hayley McMahan, Olivia Williams and Olivia Bergman had the hits for Swanton.

Alyssa Ziegler earned the win in the circle, allowing two runs on five hits with 12 strikeouts and three walks. Olivia Bergman took the loss.

On Tuesday, the Streaks won 19-0 at Cardinal Stritch. They outhit the Cardinals 10-0.

Archbold is back in action Thursday when they travel to Delta. Swanton is at Patrick Henry.

Madison Roth of Archbold gets a single in the early innings Monday versus Swanton. Archbold scored four in the bottom of the sixth to overtake the Bulldogs for a 4-2 win.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/04/web1_Roth-single.jpgMadison Roth of Archbold gets a single in the early innings Monday versus Swanton. Archbold scored four in the bottom of the sixth to overtake the Bulldogs for a 4-2 win. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Archbold third baseman Leslie Simon throws out a Swanton base runner during Monday’s game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/04/web1_Simon-throw-over.jpgArchbold third baseman Leslie Simon throws out a Swanton base runner during Monday’s game. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

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