Bench play keeps spark going for No. 3 Warhawks

West Fork's Ian Latham drives around the Central Springs defense. Latham scored 13 points in the first quarter alone en route to a 16-point night. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD – Once the starters have exited, there is no let-down for Class 1A No. 3 West Fork.

The bench picks up where the Warhawk starting five have left off, and in fact, give a hard case for more playing time.

Case in point is junior Cail Weaver, who made the most of his minutes by leading coach Frank Schnoes’ squad with 19 points, three rebounds and two steals as West Fork blew past visiting Central Springs, 84-37, on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Weaver had nine points by halftime and buried a three and another mid-range jumper in back-to-back trips up the floor in the third quarter.

“Everybody played and I thought played pretty well,” Schnoes said. “Cail came off the bench and had opportunities scoring..."

The full story appears in the Feb. 6 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.