MOUNT BLANCHARD — Brodie Nofziger scored four times to lead Archbold to a season-opening 7-0 victory against Riverdale on Saturday.
David Bontrager, Shae Hernandez and Jeremy Lerma also scored goals for Archbold, which led 4-0 at halftime.
Nofziger, Bontrager, Matthew Sevey and Jacob Ott scored goals for the Blue Streaks (1-0).
Archbold held a 13-5 advantage in shots on goal, while the Falcons had more corner kicks, 5-1.
Jimmy Fox stopped five shots for Riverdale. Emerson Radebaugh had five saves in a shutout performance for Archbold.
The Blue Streaks also won the junior varsity match, 3-0.
Riverdale tries to bounce back in a 5 p.m. match Wednesday at Ottoville.
Score by halves
Riverdale 4 3 — 7
Archbold 0 0 — 0
A — Nofziger (assisted by Sevey), 5th.
A — Bontrager (assisted by Nofzinger), 14th.
A — Nofzinger (penalty kick), 17th.
A — Hernandez (assisted by Bontrager, 27th.
A — Nofzinger, 58th.
A — Nofzinger (assisted by Ott), 69th.
A — Lerma, 80th.
Shots on goal: Archbold, 13; Riverdale, 5.
Saves: Fox (R), 6; Radebaugh (A), 5.
Corner kicks: Riverdale, 5; Archbold, 1.
Junior varsity: Archbold, 3; Riverdale, 1.