Humboldt baseball team upended by No. 7 Boone, 12-4

Hudson Gargano of Humboldt (right) slides toward second base last week in the Wildcats' home game with Clear Lake. Humboldt hosts No. 7 ranked Boone on Thursday, June 7. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team slipped to 6-8 overall after they fell to No. 7 ranked Boone, 12-4 on June 7 in Humboldt.

Humboldt fell to 2-2 in conference play after falling 11-4 at Algona on June 6. Algona used a seven-run fifth inning to take commend of the game.

Humboldt evened its record at 6-6 overall on the season by drubbing the visiting Forest City Indians, 15-1 on June 5 in Humboldt. Reese DeWinter pitched five innings of four-hit ball to lead the Wildcats, who totaled 15 hits as Isaac Thurm, Jacob Thurm and Cade Witzke each had two hits for Humboldt.

Humboldt got back on the winning track Monday night (June 4) by stopping Hampton-Dumont, 8-1 in North Central Conference action in Humboldt. Cade Witzke earned the win pitching for Humboldt as he moved to 3-0 tossing a 2-hitter. Humboldt improved to 2-1 in the North Central Conference with the victory.

Humboldt will be off until June 11 when they visit Clarion-Goldfield-Dows.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper.

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