Bengals run in Pelican’s Invitational

LEXINGTON – Blythewood Cross Country’s season is officially underway. The teams competed in the Pelican’s Invitational on Tuesday at Lexington High School. Out of 18 teams competing, Blythewood’s boys team placed sixth overall. Freshman Jacob Powell finished first for the Bengals and in 16th place overall at 17:54.50. He was followed by Spencer Shealy (21st) […]

Redhawks, Bengals compete at State

COLUMBIA – Westwood’s Emma Ashley and William Tyndall competed individually at the South Carolina High School League’s 4A State meet on Friday. Ashley’s time of 20:12.52 put her in 17th place, the third year in a row she has finished in the top 20 in the state.  Tyndall, a junior, finished in 39th at 17:41.81. […]

BHS finishes second at region meet

COLUMBIA – Blythewood’s cross country teams pulled two second place finishes at the Region 4-5A meet last week. The boys finished with 53 points (Spring Valley had 31) and the girls with 47, just one behind Northwestern (46) and three ahead of Spring Valley. Blythewood’s William Lenker, a senior, finished first for the Bengals and […]

Redhawks, Bengals finish strong in Eye Opener

SPARTANBURG – Westwood and Blythewood Cross Country runners competed in the Eye Opener 2021 at the Roger Miliken Center in Spartanburg last weekend. The Blythewood and Westwood boys finished 15th and 16th, respectively, out of 51 teams and 406 runners. Senior William Lenker was the top finisher for the Bengals, pulling a time of 17:22.00 […]

Bengal XC competes in Skyhawk Invitational

COLUMBIA – Lady Bengal runners finished seventh of 20 teams at the Skyhawk Invitational on Aug. 21. Eighth grader Anna Kelly pulled an 8th place overall finish, the best of Bengal runners.  Kelly finished with a time of 21:19.42. Other scorers were Mallorie Hogue with a time of 22:23.74, Kendall Shealy with a lifetime best […]

Ashley, Kelly run in State meet

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina High School League held the Cross Country State meets last week. Westwood High School standout Emma Ashley completed a tenth place finish put of 95 runners in the meet with a time of 20:03.12. Hannah Vroon, a freshman at James Island High School, finished first with a time of 18:25.39. […]

Bengals compete at Low Country Invitational

JOHNS ISLAND – Blythewood Cross Country took to Mullet Hall in Johns Island over the weekend for the Low Country Invitational, hosted by James Island High School. The Bengal boys finished 14th of 26 teams with 342 points and an average time of 19:39. William Lenker was the first Bengal finisher at 18:50.05 and in […]

Bengal XC Opens Season

COLUMBIA – Blythewood Cross Country opened their season at the Falcon Invitational on Sept. 12. The boys team finished in 8th place out of 14 teams with a score of 183. The girls finished 11th of 13 teams with a score of 294. William Lenker finished first for the Bengals in 23rd place overall with […]

Bengals XC competes in Coaches Classic

CAMDEN – As the cross country season winds, down, Blythewood Cross Country is speeding up for the postseason. They competed in the Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic on Oct. 12 in Camden, and the boys team had a strong finish. The Bengal boys pulled a seventh place finish of 56 teams with an average time of […]

Bengals XC competes in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – Blythewood competed in the Wendy’s Invitational on Oct. 5. The boys team finished 15th of 32 teams with an average time of 18:06. The Bengal girls finished 17th with an average time of 23:37. Christian Pearson finished first for the Bengals, 12th overall, with a time of 16:49. Daniel Turnipseed followed in 27th […]