Humboldt baseball team tops Garrigan, fall at Spencer

Humboldt's Cade Witzke delivers a pitch for the Wildcat baseball team against Webster City on July 3 in Humboldt. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team visited Algona Bishop Garrigan on July 6 in non-conference action and posted a 9-4 victory over the Golden Bears. The victory improved Humboldt's season record to 16-10. The Wildcats totaled eight hits in the game, led by Devon Clark and Reese DeWinter each with two. DeWinter and Hudson Gargano each hit a triple. Joey Busse earned the win pitching for the Wildcats. On Friday, July 7, the Wildcats traveled to Spencer and lost a 9-4 contest to the 17-5 Tigers.

Humboldt falls to Webster City, 12-0
In a North Central Conference game with league-leading Webster City made up on Wednesday afternoon, the Humboldt High baseball team fell to the Lynx, 12-0 in five innings. The contest was suspended in the fourth inning Monday night in Humboldt due to lightning.

Humboldt slipped to 15-10 overall record, 7-6 in NCC play. Humboldt visits Iowa Falls-Alden on Monday, July 10, and will host Storm Lake in their regular season finale on July 11. Class 3A District Tournament play begins on Friday, July 14, and Humboldt will open up with a 5 p.m. game against Webster City at Gilbert. The winner will play Algona or Gilbert on July 17 in Gilbert. The district champion from Gilbert will play in a substate final at Saydel on July 19 against the Saydel district champ. The Saydel district includes Ballard Huxley, Iowa Falls-Alden, Nevada and Saydel.

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