Dishing up a victory

Morgan Meier of West Fork is all alone heading toward the basket after a steal, but it was in this game that Meier broke the single-season school record for assists in the regional basketball win over Central Springs. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD — Morgan Meier broke the season school record for assists on a night when it could have been one-and-done for the West Fork girls’ basketball team.

But with Central Springs trying to make it a game, pulling within single digits at 3 minutes, 35 seconds to go, it was a steal by a freshman that essentially sealed the deal as coach Rodney Huber’s team pulled away for the 46-33 victory.

The Warhawks had a comfortable 29-15 halftime lead, but a Panther concerted effort both on offense and defense made it a lot less comfortable.

“Probably not until the end,” Huber said of when he started to feel comfortable again...

The full story appears in the Feb. 14 print and online editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.