Wildcat girls win title at Algona, boys 2nd

Lauren Erickson and her teammates helped the Wildcat girls' cross country team to another title on Tuesday, Sept. 26, as Humboldt won the Algona Invitational. The Wildcat boys placed second. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity girls' cross country team won another title Tuesday night (Sept. 26) in winning the Algona Invitational.

Humboldt, led by Bryce Gidel, scored 50 team points to finish on top. Gidel was first overall in 19:17. Gabby Kent ran fourth in 20:08. Charles City was second at 57.

Humboldt's boys scored 75 points to finish behind Clear Lake (64) in the team scoring. Joe Kunert led Humboldt with a fourth-place finish in 16:52 and Quinton Orr was fifth in 16:55.

Humboldt will run in the Eagle Grove Dick Bell Invitational on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in a tune-up for the North Central Conference race, which will take place in Algona on Oct. 10.

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