Wildcat baseball team in 7-4 victory over Algona

Caiden Baker connects at the plate for Humboldt in recent varsity baseball action. The Wildcats open district tournament play at home on July 17 against Clear Lake. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team completed their North Central Conference portion of their schedule by turning back the Algona Bulldogs, 7-4 in league action in Humboldt on Monday night (July 13).

The Wildcats got two home runs from senior Jacob Thurm as Humboldt finishes 4-1 and runner-up in conference play. Thurm also earned the win pitching.

Humboldt wrapped up its regular season Tuesday night (July 14) in a non-conference game at Storm Lake, falling 11-6. The Wildcats collected six hits at the plate with Caden Matson and Caiden Baker leading the way each with a double. Wildcat pitchers Colby Clarken and Hayden Holm split the pitching duties and scattered eight Tornado hits.

The Wildcats, 9-6 overall, begin post-season tournament play at home on Friday, July 17, against Clear Lake. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

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