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Webster City shuts out Humboldt, 14-0

Humboldt's Nikko Wheeler looks for open field on a play in the first half of the Wildcats' thrilling 35-28 victory over LeMars at Mason Maach Field in Humboldt on Oct. 11. Humboldt fell at Webster City Friday night (Oct. 18), 14-0. Independent photo.

Webster City shutout Humboldt, 14-0 in a key Class 3A District 3 football game at Webster City Friday night (Oct. 18). The loss sends Humboldt to 5-3 overall on the season, 2-3 in district play.

WILDCATS SCORE 3 TDs IN 4TH QUARTER FOR 35-28 VICTORY
Humboldt rallied from a 28-13 deficit by scoring three fourth quarter touchdowns to upend LeMars, 35-28 in a non-district battle of Class 3A schools in Humboldt ON Oct. 11. The Wildcats, now 5-2 overall on the season, scored on two touchdown runs by Brady Ross and Austin Zylstra caught a leaping pass from Jaxon Heinz at the goal line with 6.5 seconds left to snap a 28-28 tie. Humboldt had taken a 7-0 lead to start off the game and led 13-7 late in the first quarter. LeMars led 22-13 at halftime. Ross, a 210-pound battering ram, rushed for 199 yards to lead Humboldt's offense.

The Wildcats end their regular season at Charles City on Oct. 25. See the Humboldt Independent Newspaper for complete story and statistical information. Subscribe for complete print and electronic access to the Independent.