Archbold shuts out Evergreen

Staff Report

Archbold earned a 7-0 shutout victory over the visitors from Evergreen Friday in the Division III softball sectional final.

Gabby Nafziger paced the Blue Streak offense by going 2 for 4 with an RBI. Alyssa Ziegler also went 2 for 4, while Jamie VanLoocke of Evergreen finished 1 for 3.

Ziegler got the win in the circle, going seven innings and allowing no runs on just one hit with seven strikeouts. Courtney Couts went 3 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on four hits to take the loss for Evergreen.

The day before, the Blue Streaks bested Pettisville 9-2. Nafziger had four hits for the Streaks. Sydney Purtee and Kyra Behnfeldt had the lone hits for the Blackbirds.

Ziegler got the win in the circle while Behnfeldt took the loss.

Archbold now faces off against Otsego on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the district semifinal at Rolf Park in Maumee.

Staff Report