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Humboldt girls win NCC cross country title, boys finish 4th

The victorious Humboldt High girls cross country team with the championship trophy after winning the North Central Conference title at Eagle Grove on Tuesday (Oct. 15). Front row (l-r): Avery Terwilliger and Kessa Kuyper. Back row: Maddie Kampen, Sam Larson, Kate Curran, Sophia Luu and McKennan Myott. Humboldt Independent photo.

Humboldt is back on top!
The Wildcat girls claimed another North Central Conference cross country team championship Tuesday (Oct. 15) at Eagle Grove. Humboldt finished with 35 team points to take top honors. Algona was runner-up at 74.

The Wildcat girls were paced again by senior Sam Larson, who was second overall in 15:23. Maddie Kampen was fourth in 16:16 and Sophia Luu was fifth in 16:28 to lead Humboldt. Eagle Grove's Tiffany Christensen was first in 15:16.

Humboldt's boys also had a strong outing in placing fourth. Humboldt finished with 121 points. Algona (32), Clear Lake (71) and St. Edmond (82) finished ahead of the Wildcats in the 11-team race. Senior Jake Miller ran fifth overall in 17:25 to lead Humboldt.

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