Lynx hold off Humboldt boys at the buzzer, 57-54

Humboldt's Jamison Heinz battles Webster City for a rebound in the Wildcats' home court loss to the Lynx on Jan. 11. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Webster City withstood a second half rally by the Humboldt boys' basketball team and held on for a 57-54 victory over the Wildcats inside the Humboldt gym on Friday, Jan. 11.

Calvin Carlson scored 17 points and Jacob Thurm netted 11 to pace Humboldt. Sam Fischer added eight and Jamison Heinz seven for the Wildcats, who slipped to 5-6 overall, 3-3 in the North Central Conference. Carter Neuroth scored 13 to lead the Lynx. Dylan Steen added 11 and Drake Doering made 10.

Humboldt nearly sent the game into overtime when Carlson's 3-point shot from the top of the key at the buzzer bounced off the front of the rim.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Tuesday, Jan. 15, when they host Iowa Falls-Alden. See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access by selecting the link on this page to get started.

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