Lady Redhawks blaze past Ridge View

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood Lady Redhawks keep rolling through the latter half of their schedule, and Friday night they added yet another win to the record. The Redhawks absorbed every blow Ridge View Blazers had and pulled out a 63-57 win. After the win, Westwood’s record sits at 17-1, and 5-0 in Region 4-3A play.

Malayziah Etheridge (2) scouts her path through the lane. | Leroy Howard

Ridge View blazed out to 18-17 lead after the first quarter, but a meager four-point second quarter proved to be their downfall. Westwood outscored Ridge View 10-4 in the defensive second quarter, and did not relinquish the lead again.

Nyah Leveretter and Maliyah Lockett both recorded doubles for the Redhawks. Leveretter had 12 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks. Lockett tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds. Mya Belton led the Redhawks in scoring with 16 points, and she also had seven rebounds and two blocks.

Westwood looks for win number 19 Friday against Richland Northeast.

 

RVHS – Essence Marshall – 18, Laila Acox – 10, McKeyzia Harts – 10, Jayla Bolden – 7, Lauren Scott – 4, Aaliyah Kelley – 4, Ja’la Wade – 4.

WHS – Mya Belton – 16, Maliyah Lockett – 14, Nyah Leveretter – 12, Unique Drake – 12,  Malayziah Etheredge –  5,  Ja’Mari Frederick – 4.