FENTON - North Sentral Kossuth/Armstrong-Ringsted finished its first basketball season as a combined team with a 49-30 loss to Humboldt on Monday.
NSKAR finishes with an 8-13 record overall and begins the Class 2A playoffs next Monday against Estherville Lincoln Central in Estherville.
Against Humboldt, NSKAR trailed the entire night as the Wildcats led 10-4 after one quarter, 24-7 at half time and 37-19 after three quarters.
Evan Hagebock led NSKAR with 14 points, nine rebounds, six blocked shots, two assists and two steals. Travis Larson had seen points and Shame Mills had four. Zach Hurlburt finished with two points and five rebounds. Clint McConnell also had two points. Matt Adams finished with one point, three assists and three steals.
Next Monday's playoff game starts at 7 p.m.