Humboldt girls edge Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, 65-62

Humboldt senior post player Kendal Clark drove past two Hampton-Dumont-CAL defenders for a basket in the Wildcats' 57-37 victory over the Bulldogs on Feb. 2 in Humboldt. Independent photo.

The Humboldt girls basketball team ended their regular season Thursday night (Feb. 11) in a 65-62 North Central Conference victory over Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in the Humboldt gym. Kendal Clark scored 26 points, Bae Arnold made 14 and Jayda Hoefer had 13 to lead Humboldt, which improved to 17-4 overall, 11-3 in the NCC.

The 17 victories is a new Humboldt 5 player record for wins in a season.

Humboldt thumps Iowa Falls-Alden
The Humboldt girls' basketball team won their 16th game of the season Tuesday night (Feb. 9) by beating Iowa Falls-Alden, 64-48 in Iowa Falls. Kendal Clark scored 20 points, Alexis Hansen made 17 and Bae Arnold had 10 to lead the Wildcat scoring. Jenny Wibholm tallied 12 to lead the Cadets. Ella Sharar had 10.

Humboldt begins post-season tournament play at home on Saturday, Feb. 13, when they host Southeast Valley in a Class 3A Region 2 contest starting at 7 p.m. The winner will advance into a semifinal round game against Unity Christian of Orange City. Unity Christian hosts Algona in another first round game. The other half of the regional has Garner-Hayfield/Ventura playing at Estherville and Clarion-Goldfield-Dows hosting Forest City. A regional final will be played Feb. 22 at a site to be determined.

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