Warhawks cap wild week with 5-3 loss to St. Ansgar

West Fork's Kyle Rooney dives back to the first base bag on a pick-off attempt against St. Ansgar on Friday, June 23. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD – What a week it was for the West Fork baseball team.

The Warhawks went from upsetting then top-ranked Mason City Newman to start the week, worked extra innings in a road battle at Central Springs and then suffered a 5-3 loss to St. Ansgar, which wrested away a three-way tie for first place in the Top of Iowa Conference on Friday, June 23.

“I knew it was going to be a competitive week,” West Fork coach Lance Thompson said. “All three teams are very competitive and I expect the best out of them every single game, unfortunately for us tonight, we didn’t have our best the whole game..."

The full story appears in the June 28 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.