West Fork scores big 2OT win at home

West Fork’s Emily Caspers is trapped underneath the basket by Central Springs’ Brooke Mueller, passing out to a teammate, much like she did in the final minute of double overtime in the Warhawks win over the Panthers. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

SHEFFIELD – Emily Caspers made the biggest shot – a put-back – of her career to help West Fork girls win a 38-37 double overtime battle with Central Springs, putting the Warhawks all alone in second place in the TIC East.

Less than a minute before that, she found Kenna Weaver for a three-pointer that placed the Warhawks in position to come back from what looked like an insurmountable four-point deficit.

And hers was the third put-back attempt after a drive and shot by Lexi Jones missed and two Rachael Jones’ put-back attempts wouldn’t go.

“I was kind of scared because I saw Rachael, she didn’t make it twice and then all of this pressure is on me,” Caspers said...

The full story appears in the Feb. 1 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.