Lions edge Wildcat baseball team, 3-1

Riley Sorensen gets set to swing at a pitch during this at-bat in recent Wildcat baseball. Independent photo.

Clear Lake took an early lead and avenged an early season loss to the Humboldt baseball team with a 3-1 victory over the Wildcats on Wednesday night, June 19 in Humboldt. Humboldt stranded 13 baserunners, hampering a strong pitching performance by Cyler Cirks, who took the loss. Humboldt slipped to 12-5 overall, 7-3 in league play.

Algona rallies past Humboldt boys, 4-3
In a battle of North Central Conference baseball unbeatens, the Algona Bulldogs scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge the Humboldt Wildcats, 4-3 in Algona on Monday night, June 17. Algona remains in sole possession of first-place in the conference at 8-0. They improved to 17-4 overall.

Spirit Lake halts Humboldt win streak, 5-4
Spirit Lake held off a late rally by Humboldt to upend the Wildcats, 5-4 at Spirit Lake on Thursday night, June 13. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 12-3 overall. Humboldt returns to action at Algona on Monday, June 17 in NCC action.

Wildcats in 7-3 victory at Hampton
Isaiah Busick pitched a four-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead the Humboldt baseball team over Hampton-Dumont-CAL, 7-3 at Hampton on June 12.

Humboldt visits Webster City on Friday, June 21.

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