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Wildcats place 5 on All-NCC softball team

All-conference players, from left: Avery Terwilliger, Beth Duffield, Lauren Friesth, Maddie Thomas and Kelsey Peters.

The Humboldt softball team has five players who were selected all-conference by league coaches.

Freshman shortstop Beth Duffield is a unanimous first-team pick, along with freshman Avery Terwilliger as a utility player. Senior second baseman Maddie Thomas is a first-team pick, along with senior center fielder Lauren Friesth. Freshman catcher Kelsey Peters was chosen second-team.

Terwilliger led the NCC in hitting with a .604 average. Duffield batted .458 and led the NCC in stolen bases with 24.

Humboldt finished 22-12 overall, fourth and 11-6 in the conference standings. The Wildcats advanced to a regional final where they came up short of advancing to the state tournament.

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