Humboldt softball team tops Gilbert in 3A Region 3 opener, 6-1


Avery Terwilliger sprints to first base after connecting on a base hit in Humboldt's 6-1 victory over Gilbert in Humboldt on July 5 in first round Class 3A Region 3 tournament play. Independent photo.

The fourth-ranked Humboldt softball team opened post-season tournament play at home Wednesday night (July 5) and earned a 6-1 victory over the Gilbert Tigers. Humboldt, now 29-4 on the season, collected eight hits at the plate and got a four-hit pitching performance from Ellie Jacobson, who recorded seven strikeouts. Avery Terwilliger made three hits and Carlie Thompson and Beth Duffield each had two for the Wildcats, who will host a semifinal round game on Friday, July 7, against Roland-Story, a 9-1 winner over South Hardin.

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