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HHS girls win basketball opener, 59-27

Humboldt's Erica Lane (left) pulls down a rebound against Pocahontas Area on Nov. 20 in the Humboldt gym. Lane's Wildcats won their opener, 59-27.

Humboldt's girls tipped off their new season in impressive fashion Tuesday night (Nov. 20) with a 59-27 non-conference victory over Pocahontas Area in the Humboldt gym.

The Wildcats pulled away in the second quarter and never looked back to open the season 1-0. Lauren Friesth scored 13 points and Erica Lane added 11 to power the Wildcats. Lindsey Johnson netted nine while April Jones, Sarah Peters and Kinzie Wright each had five. Madison Thomas and Brittney Nilles each had four. Maggy Duffield added two and Kessa Kuyper one.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Nov. 27 when they host Hampton in a JV/varsity doubleheader starting at 6:15 p.m. See complete story and more photos in the Nov. 29 issue of the Independent.