Wildcats rally past Clear Lake, 4-3

Humboldt senior pitcher Jacob Thurm shown here on the mound during the 2019 season. Thurm and the Wildcats dropped their season opener at Fort Dodge St. Edmond on Monday, June 15. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team picked up their first win of the season Wednesday night (June 17) by rallying past Clear Lake, 4-3. The victory improved Humboldt to 1-1 on the season.

Wildcat baseball team falls in opener at St. Edmond, 3-1
Humboldt opened their season at Fort Dodge St. Edmond Monday night (June 15) and suffered a 3-1 loss to the Gaels in seven innings.

Humboldt scored its only run on the night when Caden Matson came home on a wild pitch and passed ball in the sixth inning. St. Edmond scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Jacob Thurm started on the mound for Humboldt and took the loss.

Humboldt returns to action at home against Webster City on June 24.

The Wildcats travel to Hampton on Thursday, June 25, for a varsity-only contest with the Bulldogs that was rescheduled from June 22 due to wet grounds in Hampton.

Humboldt will play in the Estherville-LC tournament on Saturday, June 27.

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