Humboldt win streak snapped at 7 games

Hudson Gargano fires a pitch from the mound in a recent home baseball game for Humboldt. The Wildcats open district tournament play on July 13 at Webster City against Clear Lake. First pitch will be at 5 p.m. Independent photo.

Storm Lake snapped the Humboldt baseball team's seven-game winning streak by edging the Wildcats, 8-7 on July 10 at Storm Lake. The non-conference loss gives Humboldt a 17-14 record entering post-season tournament play. Storm Lake scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to snap a 7-7 tie.

The Humboldt High baseball team continued their torrid pace by winning their seventh straight game on Monday, July 9. The Wildcats scored 12 runs in the fifth inning en route to an 18-8 North Central Conference victory over Iowa Falls-Alden. Humboldt finishes the NCC with a record of 9-5 and fourth in the league standings.

Humboldt begins Class 3A district tournament play on Friday, July 13, in a 5 p.m. game against Clear Lake at Webster City.

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