OGDEN – The Humboldt wrestling team improved its dual record to 11-0 on the season by going 5-0 to win the Ogden Duals on Saturday (Dec. 8). Humboldt defeated Gilbert (60-15), Greene County (39-30), North Butler (60-18), Ogden (50-18) and Carroll (57-12).
CLARION – Humboldt's varsity wrestlers swept a key conference double dual Thursday night (Dec. 6) by beating Algona and Clarion-Goldfield. The Wildcats, 2-0 in the NCC, defeated Algona 39-28 and topped C-G 39-32.
Winning both matches on varsity were: Kylie Zender (120), Tyler Rutz (160), Colton Schnetzer (170), Nikko Wheeler (195), Reed Dreyer (220 win over ranked Mitch Gambril), and Dylan Hendricks. Winning matches on junior varsity were: Zane Russell, Chris Witzke, Malcolm Boyd, and Jonathon Schaffer.
Humboldt will return to action on Thursday, Dec. 13, when they host Hampton-Dumont. The Wildcats will compete in the Glen Brand Invitational on Dec. 15. See complete stories and photos in the Dec. 13 issue of the Independent.