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 […]

BHS hosts Bengal Invitational

BLYTHEWOOD – Bengals Cross Country held the Bengal Invitational at their new cross country course last Saturday. Christian Pearson topped all runners with a time of 17:06.2, and Daniel Turnipseed followed on his heels at 17:59.50 for second place. William Lenker finished sixth at 18:51.9 and Michael Stevens finished seventh at 18:59.20. Naitonio Hare rounded […]

Blythewood competes in Eye Opener

SPARTANBURG – Blythewood Cross Country competed in the Eye Opener on Sept. 13 at the Roger Miliken Center. Blythewood boys finished in 22nd place out of 32 schools. Christian Pearson topped Bengal runners with a 17:10.30 finish, good for 33rd place of 311 runners. Daniel Turnipseed finished next at 18:04.30 and Michael Stevens at 18:33.40. […]

Cross Country State Meet

COLUMBIA – Paul McCants brought home the top placing for any Redhawk, Griffin, or Bengal at the State Championship Cross Country meet over the weekend. McCants’s time of 16:30.33 was good enough for 13th place. Alan Deogracias was the highest finisher for the Bengals and he finished in the 22nd slot with a time of […]