HHS volleyball team 3rd in Humboldt Invite

Humboldt's Jayda Hoefer (right) spikes the ball through two Fort Dodge defenders in the Humboldt volleyball tournament held on Saturday, Aug. 31, inside the Humboldt gym. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's No. 10 ranked (Class 3A) varsity volleyball team opened their season in strong fashion last Saturday (Aug. 31) by placing third in the Humboldt Invitational Tournament.

Humboldt went 4-2 overall in matches. They posted victories over Grand View Christian, Fort Dodge, South Central Calhoun (No. 8 in Class 2A) and Emmetsburg. Humboldt lost to No. 2 ranked and defending state champion Carroll Kuemper (2-1) and to ranked Spirit Lake (2-1) to end the day.

Humboldt returns to action on Thursday, Sept. 5, in a conference match at Clear Lake. Humboldt will be off until starting a busy week by hosting Fort Dodge and Gilbert on Sept. 9. They travel to Storm Lake on Sept. 10 and host Algona on Sept. 12.

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