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Wildcat boys win 5th straight, stop Lynx 69-61

Humboldt's Bryan Larson guards Webster City's Boone Myers in a matchup of senior centers Friday night in Humboldt. Larson won the battle with 31 points while Myers fouled out scoring just two. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

HUMBOLDT – Humboldt's varsity boys won their fifth straight and improved to 6-2 overall on the season, 5-2 in the NCC, with a 69-61 victory over the Webster City Lynx Friday night (Dec. 21) in the Humboldt gym. Senior center Bryan Larson scored 31 points and Michael Orness added 19 to power Humboldt, which trailed most of the first half before tying the game 23-23 at halftime. The Wildcats also got 4 points each from Jaxon Heinz, Brady Ross and Don Smith. Ben Jacobson had 3 and Matt Pogge and Jaylen Heinz 2 each.

Webster City was led by Mason Myers with 19, Nick Olmstead with 18 and Ben Mossman with 10.

Humboldt will be off until Jan. 4 when they play host to Iowa Falls-Alden. See complete story, box score and photos in the Dec. 27 issue of the Humboldt Independent Newspaper.