HAMPTON – Humboldt won its eighth straight game and improved its season record to 9-2 by turning back Hampton-Dumont in a pair of games this week. Humboldt defeated the Bulldogs 49-37 on Jan. 11 at Hampton and 58-45 on Jan. 8 in Humboldt.
The Wildcats, 8-2 in the North Central Conference, were led in scoring by Michael Orness with 14 points and Jaxon Heinz with 12. Bryan Larson and Brady Ross each had 9 while Matt Pogge made 3 and Ben Jacobson added 2. Parker Claypool led H-D with 9 points. Cole Miller and Bo Brass each had 7.
Humboldt also beat the Bulldogs 58-45 on Jan. 8. The Wildcats were led by Bryan Larson's 14 points and Michael Orness with 10. Alex Nelson and Don Smith each had 8 while Brady Ross made 6, Jaxon Heinz 5 and Jaylen Heinz with 3. Ben Madison and Ben Jacobson each had 2.
Humboldt, now 9-2 overall on the season, will return home to host Algona Bishop Garrigan on Tuesday, Jan. 15. HHS is at Eagle Grove on Jan. 18.
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