Humboldt girls, boys fall at Webster City


Humboldt senior guard Sawyer Savery drives the baseline for the Wildcats in their victory over Hampton-Dumont/CAL on Feb. 4 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt girls basketball team went on the road to Webster City Tuesday night and fell to the Lynx, 42-31. It was the final conference game of the season for the Wildcats, who move to 4-16 overall, 1-13 in league play.

Humboldt's boys also fell at Webster City, 53-38. The Wildcats move to 8-9 overall on the season, 6-7 in the NCC

HHS BOYS CRUISE PAST BULLDOGS, GIRLS FALL
Humboldt's varsity girl-boy basketball teams split a pair of North Central Conference home games with Hampton-Dumont/CAL Monday night (Feb. 4).

The Wildcat girls fell short by a 49-45 final count. Jori Hajek scored 14 points and Kendal Clark added 10 to lead Humboldt, which slipped to 4-15 overall, 1-12 in the NCC.

The Wildcat boys ran away from the Bulldogs in the second half, 76-38, moving their season record to 8-8, 6-6 in the NCC. Calvin Carlson pumped in 22 points, Hudson Gargano made 13 and Gabe Gidel added 11 to spark the Wildcats.

Humboldt's boys will visit Algona on Thursday, Feb. 7, and visit Iowa Falls on Feb. 8.

The Wildcat girls wrap up their regular season at Belmond on Feb. 7. Humboldt opens Class 3A regional tournament play at Roland-Story on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in Story City.

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