Wildcat softball team in 13-0 victory at Forest City

Humboldt's Ellie Jacobson fires a pitch in a recent home softball game. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The No. 2 ranked Humboldt softball team traveled to Forest City on Thursday night (June 15) and shutout the Indians, 13-0 in five innings. Humboldt pounded out 14 hits in the non-conference game. Carlie Thompson went 3-for-4 at bat and Beth Duffield was 3-for-3 to lead the Wildcat offense. Ellie Jacobson pitched a 4-hitter with nine strikeouts. HHS improved to 15-1 overall. They host St. Edmond and Southeast Valley on Friday, starting at 2 p.m.

Humboldt maintained its first-place standing in North Central Conference softball Wednesday night in Webster City by stopping the Lynx, 9-3 in seven innings. Ellie Jacobson struck out 11 from the pitching circle for Humboldt, which totaled seven hits in the game. Jacobson was 3-for-4 at bat with 2 RBI to lead the offense.

Humboldt's second ranked softball team pushed it's season record to 13-1 overall, 6-1 in North Central Conference play by shutting out Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 10-0 in six innings Monday night.

Carlie Thompson homered and Mady Lange made three hits to lead the Wildcats' 13-hit attack. Ellie Jacobson struck out nine from the pitching circle.

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