Wildcat softball team in 10-3 victory at Pocahontas

Humboldt's varsity softball team pushed its season record to 25-4 overall after beating Pocahontas Area, 10-3 Tuesday night (June 27) in Pocahontas. The Wildcats totaled 10 hits on the night with Carlie Thompson leading the way by going 3-for-4 at bat with a triple and two RBI. Pitcher Ellie Jacobson pitched all seven innings and allowed five hits, one walk and struck out nine. A 4-run fourth inning put HHS ahead for good.

The Wildcats return to action on Wednesday night (June 28) when they visit Algona in a key North Central Conference game with the Bulldogs. The Wildcats are 11-1 in NCC play.

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Humboldt softball team in 10-1 victory over H-D

Halie George watches a base hit during this at-bat for the Wildcat softball team in recent action. Independent photo.

Humboldt moved one step closer to winning the North Central Conference softball title Monday night by whipping Hampton-Dumont, 10-1. The Wildcats, now 24-4 overall, 11-1 in the NCC, got a six-hit pitching performance from Ellie Jacobson while Jacobson, Olivia Birdsell, Mady Lange and TaylorGidel each had two hits for Humboldt. The Wildcats visit Pocahontas Area on Tuesday, June 27, for a non-conference game.

No. 4 Wildcat girls split 4 weekend games
Humboldt's No. 4 ranked softball team split four games last weekend in tournament action. Humboldt visited Boone on June 23 and lost 10-0 to the host Toreadors. Humboldt came back to beat Chariton, 12-5. In the Pella Christian tournament on June 24, the Wildcats lost 9-1 to Albia and defeated Prairie City Monroe, 9-2.


Wildcat baseball team in 9-2 victory over Bulldogs

Humboldt senior John Wergeland shown here at bat for the Wildcat baseball team. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity baseball team evened its North Central Conference record at 5-5 by stopping Hampton-Dumont, 9-2 Monday night (June 26) in Humboldt. Devon Clark pitched a 3-hitter and had three hits to power the Wildcats, who improved to 12-9 on the season.

Humboldt snapped a five-game losing skid by ripping Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, 17-3 on June 24 in the Estherville-LC tournament. The Wildcats were coming off a 5-4 loss to ELC in the first game Saturday, as well as a 7-1 home loss to Iowa Falls-Alden the night before.

The Wildcats visit North Union on June 28. They play at Algona on June 29. HHS visits Clarion on Friday, June 30.

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Humboldt girls in 7-5 victory at Garrigan

Humboldt's Mady Lange slid safely onto home plate before Lisbon catcher Reegan Happel could make the tag in the Wildcats' 5-4 victory over the Lions on June 17 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's varsity softball team stepped out of conference play Thursday night and picked up a 7-5 victory at Algona Bishop Garrigan. The triumph gave Humboldt a 21-2 overall record. Kelsey Peters and Mady Lange each had two hits for Humboldt's eight-hit batting order. Avery Terwilliger earned the win pitching.

Humboldt’s No. 2 ranked softball team had no trouble in winning its 20th game of the season Wednesday night (June 21) when they pounded Clear Lake, 20-2. The victory moved the Wildcats to 10-1 in the North Central Conference. Carlie Thompson and Avery Terwilliger each had three hits for HHS. Mady Lange and Kelsey Peters both homered for Humboldt's 12-hit attack.


Clear Lake edges Humboldt boys in 8 innings, 8-7

Humboldt centerfielder Michael Brightly made this diving catch of a fly ball in recent varsity baseball action in Humboldt. Independent photo.

Clear Lake scored the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning to edge Humboldt, 8-7 in a North Central Conference baseball game in Humboldt Wednesday night. The loss dropped Humboldt's season record to 10-7 overall, 4-4 in NCC action.


Humboldt girls top Lisbon, fall to Carroll

The No. 2 ranked Humboldt softball team split two home games on Saturday (June 17), edging Lisbon 5-4 and falling 6-0 to Carroll.
Beth Duffield made three hits and Avery Terwilliger tripled to lead Humboldt in the first game. Ellie Jacobson pitched an eight-hitter for HHS. In the second game, the Wildcats managed just four hits in falling to the Carroll Tigers. Avery Terwilliger took the loss pitching for Humboldt, allowing nine hits. Humboldt is now 18-2 overall.

Humboldt swept two games at home on Friday, June 16. The Wildcats defeated Fort Dodge St. Edmond, 6-1, in a contest rescheduled from May 31. Ellie Jacobson earned the win pitching for the Wildcats in the North Central Conference game. In the second game Friday evening, the Wildcats edged Southeast Valley 2-1 as Avery Terwilliger earned the win pitching for Humboldt. Terwilliger and Beth Duffield each had two hits for Humboldt in the victory.


Humboldt boys fall at Webster City, 10-1

Devon Clark blasts a base hit for the Humboldt baseball team in a recent home game. Independent photo.

In a battle of two teams trying to grab first-place in North Central Conference baseball, the Webster City Lynx handed Humboldt a 10-1 loss Wednesday night (June 14) at Webster City. Reese DeWinter had three hits to highlight Humboldt's evening. The win moved WC's record to 10-2 overall, 6-0 in the NCC. Humboldt slipped to 10-5 overall, 4-2 in conference play.

5-run 5th leads HHS past Cowboys, 9-4

Humboldt scored five runs in the fifth inning to upend Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, 9-4 Monday night (June 12) in Humboldt in varsity baseball.
The Wildcats got a five-hit pitching performance from Owen Newton, who worked all seven innings and allowed four earned runs, five walks and struck out six.
Humboldt totaled 11 hits in the game as Devon Clark, Joey Busse, Newton, Reese DeWinter and Jacob Thurm each had two hits for the Wildcats.

Humboldt visits Fort Dodge St. Edmond on June 19 and host Clear Lake on June 21.


Wildcat softball team in 13-0 victory at Forest City

Humboldt's Ellie Jacobson fires a pitch in a recent home softball game. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The No. 2 ranked Humboldt softball team traveled to Forest City on Thursday night (June 15) and shutout the Indians, 13-0 in five innings. Humboldt pounded out 14 hits in the non-conference game. Carlie Thompson went 3-for-4 at bat and Beth Duffield was 3-for-3 to lead the Wildcat offense. Ellie Jacobson pitched a 4-hitter with nine strikeouts. HHS improved to 15-1 overall. They host St. Edmond and Southeast Valley on Friday, starting at 2 p.m.

Humboldt maintained its first-place standing in North Central Conference softball Wednesday night in Webster City by stopping the Lynx, 9-3 in seven innings. Ellie Jacobson struck out 11 from the pitching circle for Humboldt, which totaled seven hits in the game. Jacobson was 3-for-4 at bat with 2 RBI to lead the offense.


HHS girls to 12-1 after stopping Iowa Falls-Alden, 4-2

The No. 5 ranked Humboldt softball team improved to 12-1 overall, 5-1 in the North Central Conference by turning back Iowa Falls-Alden, 4-2 Friday night (June 9) at Iowa Falls. Mady Lange hit a solo home run, Kelsey Peters and Avery Terwilliger each hit a double to lead Humboldt.

Humboldt returns to action on Monday at home against Clarion-Goldfield-Dows.


Wildcat girls blank Belmond-Klemme, 10-0

Humboldt's varsity softball team got back on the winning track Thursday night (June 8) by shutting out Belmond-Klemme, 10-0 in five innings.

Ellie Jacobson pitched a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Humboldt totaled eight hits, led by Avery Terwilliger and Kelsey Peters with three each.

Humboldt, 11-1 overall, 4-1 in conference play, returns to action at Iowa Falls on Friday, June 9.

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