GAME WINNNER … Natalee Rose drives home a penalty kick for Archbold with 2:41 remaining to lift the Streaks past Ottawa Hills 2-1. (PHOTO BY JACOB KESSLER, STAFF)
Division III District Semifinals
Archbold 2 Ottawa Hills 1
Natalee Rose scored both goals for the Streaks as they advanced to the district finals with a 2-1 win. Rose’s first goal came on a free kick with just :11 seconds left in the first half to put No. 3 seed Archbold ahead 1-0.
The Green Bears responded to tie the match at 1-1 with a goal at the 15:24 mark of the second half. Ottawa Hills was then called for a handball in the box which setup a penalty kick for Rose who drove it past goalkeeper to provide the game-winning goal for Archbold with 2:41 remaining in the match.
Archbold will square off against No. 1 seed Ottawa-Glandorf on Saturday at 1pm in the district finals at Evergreen HS.
Ottawa-Glandorf 5 Swanton 0
The top seeded Titans grabbed a 3-0 lead at the break on their way to knocking off Swanton 5-0 in the Division III district semifinals. Swanton’s season comes to an end with a record of 6-10-2.