Sports

Thu
18
Apr

Wildcat girls claim title at Pocahontas


Kirstyn Beaman carries the baton for the Wildcat girls in a home track meet earlier this season. Independent photo.

A mini victory in the final event of the meet, the 4x400 relay, lifted the Humboldt girls’ track team to the team title of the Pocahontas Relays on April 16.
The Wildcats finished with 142 points to edge runner-up Algona, which had 140. Emmetsburg was third with 119.
The Wildcat 4x400 relay of Paige DeWinter, Mady lange, Lily Groat and Bryce Gidel clocked 11:12.43 to finish third while Algona was fifth. It was enough to give the Wildcats the team title.

The Wildcats had Kendal Clark winning the discus with a toss measuring 122-5. Bryce Gidel won the 3,000-meters in 11:02 and the 4x800 relay finished first in 11:12.43 with the relay consisting of Elizabeth Hildreth, Brett Harklau, Kirstyn Beaman and Jayda Hoefer.

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Thu
18
Apr

Mason City tops Humboldt girls, 4-0


Sophia Hjelmeland throws the ball in from the sideline for the Wildcat girls' soccer team in a recent home contest. Independent photo.

1st loss of season for Wildcats

Mason City scored three goals in the second half and handed Humboldt’s girls their first loss of the soccer season, 4-0 last week (April 15) in Humboldt.
Wildcat goalie Tristyn Fuller put up a strong effort at the net in making 18 saves. Humboldt finished the game with eight shots on goal.

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Thu
18
Apr

HHS girls dominate in NCC golf triangular


Humboldt's Kenzie McCartan completes a putt attempt in a high school golf meet at Humboldt Country Club on April 16. Independent photo.

Humboldt’s varsity girls’ golf team opened North Central Conference dual action last week by dominating Algona and Hampton-Dumont-CAL in a home meet at Humboldt Country Club on April 16.
The Wildcats finished with 178 strokes, easily topping HDC (203) and Algona (245).
Kenzie McCartan shot a 41 to earn meet medalist honors for Humboldt. She was backed by Frances Carlson with 44, Nora Carlson with 45 and Kelly Boleyn with 48. Arielle Naeve (54) and Ashlee Wergeland (68) had non-counting scores for the Wildcats.

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Thu
18
Apr

Wildcat boys win title at Webster City


Humboldt's Brandon Landolt sprints to the finish line in the recent Charlie Bunn Relays in Humboldt. Independent photo.

The beat goes on for the Humboldt High boys’ track team.
The Wildcats won nine events and continued their winning ways by securing the team title of the Webster City Lynx Relays on April 16.
The Wildcats’ Matt Miller won the 400-meter dash and set a meet record in the process with a time of 50.45 seconds. The Wildcats’ sprint medley relay of Sawyer Savery, Joey Busse, Tyler Vitzthum and Cale Hundertmark finished second in 1:40.00, but it was good enough to set a meet record, alongside first-place Pocahontas Area (1:39.0).
Jamison Heinz was a triple winner in taking the long jump (21-0.5), 100-meters (11.10) and 200-meters (22.89) events. Owen Terwilliger won both the shot put (50-3) and discus (143) events.
Quinton Orr and Joseph Kunert both ran 1-2 in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters events. Orr ran the 1,600 in 4:44.68 and Kunert ran 4:44.97. They ran 10:29.18 and 10:38.9 respectively, in the 3,200.

Thu
18
Apr

Humboldt boys stop Lions in OT, 3-2


Humboldt's Gabe Smith keeps an eye on the ball after he made a pass in a recent home soccer contest. Independent photo.

Marlo Ocampo-Chirinos scored the winning goal in overtime to lift the Humboldt boys’ soccer team past Clear Lake, 3-2 on April 15 at Clear Lake.
Alex Gonzalez scored two goals, both in the first half, to help Humboldt win its first contest of the season in four outings.
Gonzalez, coming off an early season injury, which limited his time on the field, made use of his time back in the lineup in this contest.

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Thu
18
Apr

Wildcat boys roll in golf opener


Humboldt's Hudson Gargano watches a putt attempt in a recent home golf meet. Independent photo.

Humboldt’s boys showed last week why they will challenge in North Central Conference golf.
The Wildcats opened NCC action at Algona on April 16 and rolled to an easy victory over Algona and Hampton-Dumont-CAL. The Wildcats, led by Jack Arndt’s 38, totaled 171 strokes, easily surpassing Algona (197) and HDC (248).
The Wildcats also got a 41 from Gabe Gidel, 42 from Hudson Gargano and 50 from Jacob Thurm. Jake Lenning (52) and Levi Naeve (58) had non-counting scores.

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Wed
10
Apr

Wildcat boys in 14-stroke golf victory


Humboldt's Gabe Gidel follows through on a drive in the Wildcats' home opener last week. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Jack Arndt fired a 38 and Gabe Gidel was next with a 41 to lead the Humboldt boys’ golf team past Pocahontas Area, 167-181 last Friday (April 5) at Humboldt Country Club.

It was the season opener for both schools. Tyson Peterson carded a 43 to pace Pocahontas Area. He was backed by Dylan Peterson with 44.

Humboldt also had Hudson Gargano with 43 and Jacob Thurm at 45.

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Wed
10
Apr

Humboldt girls dominate at Algona's Hannover Relays


Jori Hajek and her Humboldt track teammates claimed the team title at the Hannover Relays in Algona on April 9. Independent photo.

The Humboldt High girls' track team dominated the field in winning the Hannover Relays at Algona on Tuesday, April 9.

The Wildcats won 12 events to win the team title, their fourth of the season.

Humboldt returns to action at the Bulldog Relays in Ogden on Thursday, April 11.

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Tue
09
Apr

Wildcat girls in 5-0 soccer victory over Bulldogs


Humboldt's Alexa Anderson passes the ball to a teammate in the Wildcats' victory over Hampton-Dumont-CAL on April 9 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Chase Rice scored three goals and Amber Westling and Yuli Orona each had one to lift the Humboldt girls' soccer team to a 5-0 shutout victory over Hampton-Dumont-CAL Tuesday night (April 9) in Humboldt. The victory improved the Wildcats to 3-0 on the season.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Friday, April 12, against Aplington-Parkersburg.

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Tue
09
Apr

Humboldt boys win title at Fort Dodge


Humboldt's Joseph Kunert (left) and Noah Helmer exchange the baton in 4x800 relay last week in the annual Charlie Bunn Relays held on April 5 in Humboldt. The Wildcats claimed the team championship. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt boys' track team won seven events and claimed the team title in the Class B scoring of the annual Fort Dodge Dodger Relays on Monday, April 8.

The Wildcats racked up 156 points to outdistance runner-up Boone, which had 114.

The Wildcats return to action at Forest City on April 11.

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