Colgan topples Humboldt in substate matchup

St. Mary's-Colgan made the most of its interior advantage Monday in defeating Humboldt's Cubs, 55-45. The loss ends the season for Humboldt in the substate playoffs.

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March 2, 2021 - 9:58 AM

Humboldt High’s Drake Harrington, left, and Gavin Page surround St. Mary’s-Colgan player Stuart O’Brien Monday, while Cub teammate Drew Harrington looks on Monday. Colgan won the substate playoff game, 55-45. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

HUMBOLDT — Sometimes it is the size of the dog in the fight.

Humboldt High’s Cubs had no answers for the inside presence offered by the Pittsburg St. Mary’s-Colgan basketball squad Monday.

The Cubs made several charges down the stretch, but could draw no closer than five in a 55-45 defeat.

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