Wildcats win with walk-off sac fly

HUMBOLDT — Mady Lange hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to push Humboldt to a 6-5 victory over Webster City on Wednesday night.

The No. 2 Wildcats (5-0 overall, 4-0 North Central Conference) led off the inning with a walk, and Jori Hajek made her way around the bases. Hajek then stole second and advanced to third on an errant throw.

Lange delivered the sacrifice fly as Hajek raced home. There was a collison at the plate with Webster City catcher Kelly Stoakes, but Hajek was called safe for the game-winner.

Lange was 2-for-3 in the contest with a home run and a double. Elle Jacobson and Kendal Clark both had home runs as well. Carlie Thompson added a double.

Jacobson had 13 strikeouts to earn the victory in the circle.

For Webster City (3-3, 2-2) Taylor McKinney and Jenna Miller both had home runs. Stoakes added a double.

Humboldt 6, Webster City 5

Webster City 002 003 000 — 5 6 2

Humboldt 201 001 101 — 6 8 0

2B–WC: Kelly Stoakes; H: Carlie Thompson, Mady Lange; HR–WC: Taylor McKinney, Jenna Miller; H: Mady Lange, Elle Jacobson, Kendal Clark.


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