Dike-NH snuffs out West Fork’s playoff hopes

Spencer Halloran looks to pass during the first half against Dike-New Hartford last Friday night. Halloran left the game with a leg injury. (John Jensen photo)


DIKE – West Fork saw its slim playoff hopes go down in a barrage of Dike-New Hartford points Friday, suffering the most lopsided loss in program history, 85-6 at Dike-New Hartford Friday.

The Warhawks (2-6 overall, 1-4 in Class 1A, District 3) wrap up their season Friday at home against Hudson. Dike-New Hartford, which is ranked No. 3 by the Associated Press, clinches the district title and heads into the final week of the regular season undefeated.

The Warhawks struggled in every aspect of the game, finishing with just 154 yards of total offense while surrendering 342 yards. They also allowed 142 punt-return yards, all in the first quarter. Dike-New Hartford averaged 10.5 yards per offensive play and also scored on three punt returns.