Wildcat baseball team comes up short in 3A district opener, 6-3

Humboldt senior Devon Clark slides safely onto third base in the Wildcats' 6-3 loss to Webster City in a Class 3A District baseball game in Gilbert on July 14. The loss ended Humboldt's season at 18-12 overall. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt baseball team put up a good night Friday night in their Class 3A District Tournament game with Webster City, but a 3-run sixth inning by the Lynx helped Webster City pull out a 6-3 victory over the Wildcats.

Humboldt bows out at 18-12 while Webster City (19-4) will face No. 7 ranked Gilbert in a district final Monday night in Gilbert. Gilbert defeated Algona in the late game Friday night.

Devon Clark had two hits to pace the Wildcats. Clark also pitched the first four and one-third innings before giving way to Joey Busse.

The Wildcats' team banquet will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 6 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria.

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