HMS boys sweep Eureka

The Humboldt Middle boys A and B teams knocked off Eureka on the road on Monday night. The Cubs were led by the play of Collin Cook and Connor Newman.



January 24, 2023 - 2:02 PM

EUREKA — Humboldt Middle School picked up a pair of road victories Monday, with both the A and B teams dispatching host Eureka.

The Cub A team clamped down on defense, outscoring Eureka, 24-7, over the second and third quarters of a 44-25 victory.

Meanwhile, Humboldt’s B team blitzed its way to a 16-2 lead after one quarter to cruise to a 46-33 win.

Collin Cook led the way in the A team matchup, scoring 11 points with seven rebounds and two blocked shots. Hudson Rees chipped in with 10 points, four rebounds and three blocks. Thatcher Mueller was next with nine points and five boards. Kage Daniels pulled down a team-high nine rebounds to go with seven points.

Also scoring were Kreed Jones with three points and Zander Roudybush and Broc Ivy with two apiece.

Humboldt’s B team avenged a double-digit loss to Eureka with its victory.

Eureka sliced Humboldt’s lead to 23-13 by halftime, but a 17-7 Cub run over the third quarter pushed the margin back to 40-20.

Connor Newman was the key protagonist for Humboldt with 21 points and four steals. Ty Shaughnessy added eight points and six steals. Kolton Hanson scored eight points, Bentlee Anderson had four, Bryer Grisier three and Owen Sicka two.

Anderson and Sicka had six and five rebounds, respectively.