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Humboldt girls top Clear Lake, 6-2 in NCC

Lindsey Johnson (left) spikes the ball past a Bishop Garrigan defender at the net on the Wildcats' 3-0 sweep of the Bears on Oct. 3 in the Humboldt gym. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity volleyball team pushed their season record to 19-8 overall, 6-2 in the North Central Conference by beating Clear Lake in four sets on Oct. 15. The Wildcats won by scores of 25-17, 19-25, 25-13 and 25-16.

Humboldt swept Eagle Grove in three sets on Oct. 10 in the Humboldt gym to improve their record to 18-8 overall on the season. The Wildcats won by scores of 25-8, 25-10 and 25-20. Humboldt will host Algona on Oct. 22 to end the regular season.

Humboldt placed second in the Estherville Invitational on Saturday (Oct. 5). The Wildcats went 3-0 in pool play, beat Estherville-LC in the semifinals and then lost to Harris-Lake Park in the finals. HHS beat H-LP in pool play, along with Storm Lake and Emmetsburg.

Humboldt shutout Algona Bishop Garrigan in three sets Thursday night (Oct. 3) in the Humboldt gym. The Wildcats won by scores of 25-21, 25-14 and 25-21.

Class 3A regional tournament pairings are now out and Humboldt will host Cherokee in a first round match on Monday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. in the Wildcat gym. The winner will play at Algona on Oct. 31 against Algona or Hampton-Dumont who meet in a first round match in Algona. A regional final is Nov. 5 at Spencer. The other half of the region has Sergeant Bluf-Luton meeting Sioux Center at Sioux Center and OA-BCIG meeting MOC-Floyd Valley at Orange City.

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