Wildcats fall to Cardinals in home opener, 27-7

Humboldt senior Matt Miller returns a kick against Garner-Hayfield/Ventura on Friday, Sept. 6 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Garner-Hayfield/Ventura's bruising ground game was too much for Humboldt Friday night (Sept. 6) as the Wildcat football team fell to the Cardinals, 27-7 in a non-district game at Mason Maach Field in Humboldt.

Jamison Heinz scored on a rushing play for the only Wildcat score of the night.

Humboldt, now 0-2 overall, will play host to Storm Lake in another non-district game on Sept. 13. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. after a ceremony honoring military members and veterans at 7:10 p.m.

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