Bengals fall in round 2

The Blythewood boys basketball team scored a solid 95-48 win over J.L. Mann in the first round of the 5A playoffs, but a late Dorman rally Saturday night sent the Bengals down to a 63-58 defeat in the second round. Blythewood finishes the season 21-7. Against J.L. Mann, Zeke Washington’s game plan for the Blythewood […]

Freed from the zone, Blythewood runs wild on J.L. Mann

BLYTHEWOOD – Zeke Washington’s game plan for the Blythewood boys basketball team wasn’t working out. The Bengals head coach figured a zone defense would best counter J.L. Mann’s scoring capability in their first-round game at The Jungle. The Patriots paid it no mind, and took an 18-15 lead into the second quarter. So, Washington gathered […]

Spartanburg knocks off Blythewood girls

SPARTANBURG – The Blythewood girls basketball team dug themselves a hole against Spartanburg by the midway point of the third quarter Tuesday night. By game’s end, the Bengals nearly climbed out. Unfortunately for them, they couldn’t get a couple of late shots to fall, and the Vikings escaped with a 52-50 victory in the first […]

Bengals solidify region title with win over Spring Valley

BLYTHEWOOD – Having clinched the Region 3-5A championship Feb. 6 with a 51-45 win over Rock Hill, the Blythewood basketball team went into Friday’s game against Spring Valley pumped up for Senior Night. The Bengals, with their first region title since 2018 in hand, showed a packed house what they were capable of, shutting down […]

Blythewood boys, girls win Friday, split Tuesday

ROCK HILL – The Blythewood boys basketball team (19-6, 7-2 Region 3-5A) beat Clover 67-53 Friday night and Rock Hill 51-45 on the road Tuesday night. Against Clover, Will Olden led the way with 20 points. Austin Coker had 17 points and T.J. Lewis had 16 points. Against the Bearcats, Lewis scored 14. Coker and […]

BHS boys beat Fort Mill, fall at Nation Ford; girls on win streak

BLYTHEWOOD – T.J. Lewis scored 23 points and Will Olden added 13 as the Blythewood boys basketball team topped Fort Mill 51-46 Friday night. While the Bengals fell 66-57 at Nation Ford Tuesday night, they stay atop the Region 5-3A standings at 5-2 and 17-6 overall. The girls team (12-6, 5-2) beat Spring Valley 58-46 […]

Bengals go 3-0 to end year

ROCK HILL – Blythewood’s girls basketball team made a clean sweep of their three-game stretch in the Y.C. Winborn Showcase at Rock Hill High School on Dec. 21, 22 and 23. The Bengals blew out Spartanburg in Thursday’s action to open the tournament. Chase Thomas, Hayley Hightower, Kaila Spain and India Williams combined for 64 […]

Redhawks beat Bengals at The Castle

BLYTHEWOOD – Maybe it was something in the space of the 10 days since the Blythewood and Westwood boys last met. Maybe the Redhawks just really get energized when they play in their home court of The Castle. Whatever the case, Westwood burst out of the locker room in the second half and put a […]

Bengal hoops sweep White Knoll

LEXINGTON – It’s still early for the Blythewood girls basketball team. The Bengals (3-2) are just two weeks into the season, but they are showing growth under first year head coach Emily McElveen. Blythewood played tough in a 64-53 loss to Westwood Dec. 5, and rebounded with a 47-45 victory over Ridge View two days […]

Chicago Bulls draft former Bengal in 2nd round

BROOKLYN, NY – Blythewood basketball standout Julian Phillips caught national attention as early as his sophomore season with the Bengals back in 2020-2021. The then 6-foot, 7-inch forward was the No.1 rated player in South Carolina and the No.15 small forward in the nation for the Class of 2022, according to 247Sports. From that point, […]

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