Humboldt boys substate basketball game moved to Tuesday, March 2


Humboldt's Caden Matson (center) is surrounded by teammates celebrating his last-second basket which lifted the Wildcats to a thrilling, 71-69 victory over Algona on Feb. 25 in Algona. Humboldt will meet Clear Lake in a substate final on March 2 in Algona for the right to advance to the state tournament. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Class 3A Substate final basketball game between the Humboldt Wildcats and the Clear Lake Lions has been moved to Tuesday, March 2, 7 p.m. in Algona.

The original date of Monday, March 1, conflicted with the Lions girls' basketball team which plays in the first round of the state tournament in Des Moines Monday night.

Humboldt moved within one game of the state tournament by beating the Algona Bulldogs, 71-69 on Feb. 25 in Algona. A last-second 16-foot jump shot by Humboldt's Caden Matson banked in for the Wildcat victory. Humboldt improved to 15-7 overall. The state tournament is set for March 8-12 in Des Moines.

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