Humboldt baseball team into substate final

The Humboldt High baseball team advanced into a Class 3A substate final after holding off Webster City, 6-2 Monday night (July 18) in Algona in a district championship game. The Wildcats improved to 24-7 overall with the win. They'll play Gilbert for the right to advance to the state tournament. Gilbert defeated Boone, 6-3 Monday night in Boone.

Brady Shelgren and Chris Witzke combined to pitch a 1-hitter for Humboldt, which scored 5 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 2-2 tie.

The Humboldt/Gilbert substate final will be played at 8 p.m. at Memorial Park in Boone.

See full story and box score in the July 21 issue of the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Select the link on this page today to begin your subscription for print/digital access to the Independent.

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