Furious fourth quarter rally falls short

West Fork's Kayden Ames just misses a pass from Kellen Cameron in the first half of Friday's game. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD — Down 20-0 heading into the fourth quarter, West Fork’s football team outscored Algona Garrigan 14-0, but couldn’t get the ball back to complete the comeback on Friday, Oct. 18.

The Warhawks were forced to go 3-and-out to start the game and the Golden Bears took the lead for good with a nine-play drive capped by a 16-yard touchdown run by Colby Graves.

Following another 3-and-out by the Warhawks, Garrigan was in command with another solid drive, this time for 10 plays that was finished off by a five-yard run by Derrick Kirsch.

“We need to play like we did in the second half for all four quarters,” West Fork coach James Perez said, “not just two..."

The full story appears in the Oct. 24 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.