Lady Cubs bow out in substate finale

Humboldt made it to the substate final before falling to Eureka



October 25, 2021 - 9:42 AM

Humboldt High's Nautianna Goforth goes up for a kill attempt earlier this season. Photo by Mike Myer

Humboldt High’s volleyball ended its season as runner-up in a sub-state tournament at which it played host on Saturday. The Lady Cubs went 2-1 in the final round.

Humboldt’s first match was against Anderson County. The Lady Cubs won the first set 25-14 and the second set 25-18 to sweep Anderson County 2-0.

Nautianna Goforth had 11 kills. Kirstyn Murrow had 10 kills.

In the second round, Humboldt played Neodesha. Humboldt won the first set 25-22. Neodesha came roaring back to win the second set 25-22. Humboldt won the third set 25-18 to advance to the sub-state finals.

Goforth had nine kills against Neodesha. Karley Wools had 14 digs.

In the sub-state final, Humboldt lost 2-0 to Eureka. Humboldt came out flat and lost the first set 25-15 after a slow start. Humboldt struggled in the second set and lost 25-12. 

Murrow had five kills and 10 digs. Brooklyn Ellis had nine digs.

“I am so proud of the girls,” said Humboldt High volleyball coach Terry Meadows. “They have grown so much and have worked hard. Ending the year sub-state runner-up shows their hard work all year long.”

Humboldt ends the season with a 30-9 record.

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