Beat goes on for No. 2 Humboldt

Wildcats win twice, improve to 17-1

HUMBOLDT — The second-ranked Humboldt softball team picked up two victories on Friday, knocking off St. Edmond and Southeast Valley.

The Gaels (6-9 overall) dropped a 6-1 contest to the Wildcats (17-1).

Freshman Ellie Jacobson led the Wildcats in the circle and at the plate. Jacobson allowed six hits and struck out 11 Gaels.

She was 2-for-2 at the plate with three RBI. Carlie Thompson and Avery Terwilliger also drove in runs.

Thompson also stole four bases.

Macey Mason had a double for the Gaels and Erin Flattery drove in a run.

The Wildcats then won their second game on the day and seventh in a row, defeating the Jaguars 2-1.

Terwilliger had two hits and a double and Beth Duffield had two hits. Terwilliger also had an RBI and picked up the win, while Jacobson earned the save.

Southeast Valley’s Jamie Ferrari had a triple. The Jaguars are now 12-4 overall.

HUMBOLDT 6, ST. EDMOND 1

St. Edmond 000 000 1 — 1 6 3

Humboldt 101 031 x — 6 4 1

Ella Vratny and Kacey Kruthoff; Ellie Jacobson and Kelsey Peters. 2B–SE: Macey Mason.

Humboldt 2,

Southeast Valley 1

SE Valley 000 100 0 — 1 7 2

Humboldt 101 000 x — 2 5 0

Kenzie Crampton and Kelsey Lundberg; Avery Terwilliger, Ellie Jacobson (7) and Kelsey Peters. 2B–H: Avery Terwilliger. 3B–SEV: Jamie Ferrari.

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