Humboldt Cubs host Walter Johnson Memorial

The annual Walter Johnson Memorial Tournament in Humboldt every year featured Central Heights, Neodesha, Anderson County as well as Humboldt this year. The Cubs split the pair of games they matched up in.



April 24, 2023 - 4:11 PM

Humboldt head coach Mike Miller with sophomore Blake Ellis during a Neodesha pitching change. REGISTER/QUINN BURKITT

HUMBOLDT — An early first inning deficit was too much for the Humboldt High Cubs to overcome in an opening game loss to Central Heights. The Cubs took down Neodesha in their second game of the Walter Johnson Memorial Tournament on Friday. 

In the opening round loss, the Cubs let a 2-0 deficit in the top of the first inning hinder them the rest of the way in a 5-4 loss. Humboldt then used some shutdown pitching from Trey Sommer and scored nine runs in the fourth inning in a 13-0 victory. 

Game one — Central Heights 

In his start on the mound for Humboldt, Kyler Isbell gave up two runs. Humboldt responded in the bottom of the first with two runs.