Sept. 26, 2019 - Archbold Defensive Back Tony Grime

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ARCHBOLD, Ohio (WTVG) - When Archbold's Tony Grime steps on the football field, he is not exactly the biggest player on the turf.

"I work on my drills and everything and I just try to stay focused," Grime said. "During the winter time, I'm working six days out of the seven so I just keep focused."

The little field Grime had in front of him led to one of the biggest plays of his career Friday against Patrick Henry as he broke a 29-all tie with a touchdown to put the Blue Streaks in front for good.

"And then the following play you know I got some water and the next play off I got a pick," Grime said. "It was just something that I had to do for my team like Coach (David Dominique) said, it'd swing momentum for us."

Grime is a two-way player who worked against humidity you could see above the field Friday.

"I know he's in shape I'm not taking that away from him but that's hard to do," Dominique said. "Very rarely does he come off. He's on a lot of special teams as well. So when he gets blows, it's quick. It's quick on the sideline. Talk to the coach, get your butt back out there. That's how we approach it with him."

That was just Grime's third catch and first touchdown in 2019.

"It doesn't really matter to me," Grime said about his stats. "I mean, if I get the ball I get the ball, if I don't it doesn't really bother me. When the ball comes my way I do my best to catch it."

While Grime may not care about his stats, he is a good option for Archbold when its quarterback needs to work through his receive progressions.

"It's one of those things where we need that on our team and we knew that going into that game last week where if we weren't selfless, we weren't going to beat a team like Patrick Henry," Dominique said. "But our guys really bought into the team approach and in the end it came out in our favor."