Warhawks fend off No. Iowa rally

Zach Martinek of West Fork shoots around a North Iowa defender during the Class 1A District 3 game at Sheffield. (Curran McLaughlin/Mid-America Publishing)

SHEFFIELD – West Fork had to fight back a determined North Iowa boys’ basketball team in the Class 1A District 3 quarterfinal game at Sheffield to take a 58-54 win on Thursday, Feb. 15.

The win set up a rubber match against Mason City Newman on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Algona Garrigan High School for the district semifinal.

The Warhawks built a 32-19 halftime lead, but the Bison outscored them 35-26 in the second half...

The full story appears in the Feb. 22 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.