Wildcats topple Algona, 7-4

Isaiah Busick pitched and batted Humboldt to a shutout victory at Hampton on May 26. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team improved their conference record to 2-0 Wednesday night, May 31, by beating the Algona Bulldogs, 7-4.

Isaiah Busick earned the win pitching as he worked the first three innings allowing three hits, four runs (1 earned) and striking out six. Ty Gargano came in to pitch one inning of relief for the Wildcats, who collected eight hits at the plate. Algona slipped to 2-5 overall.

Humboldt’s record is 5-2 overall.

Wildcat baseball team in 6-0 victory at Hampton
Humboldt used a four run fifth inning and Isaiah Busick struck out nine from the mound and pitched a no-hitter to lead the Wildcat baseball team past Hampton-Dumont-CAL, 6-0 Friday night (May 26) in North Central Conference action at Hampton.

Busick aided his cause by hitting a grand slam home run.

The Wildcats split two games in the Remsen tournament on Saturday, May 27. Humboldt blanked Wes Bend-Mallard, 15-0, and lost 12-9 to No. 4 ranked (Class 1A) Kingsley-Pierson.

The Wildcats host Souheast Valley on June 1. Clear Lake visits Humboldt on June 2.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent.

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