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 […]

WHS, BHS XC headed for state

COLUMBIA – The Westwood and Blythewood boys cross country teams both turned in top ten performances at their respective State championship qualifiers. The Bengals placed fourth as a team and Alan Deogracias led the way with a third overall finish. The Redhawks wrapped the sixth spot, and Paul McCants was the top Westwood runner with […]

Bengal XC finishes strong at region meet

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood boys finished in second place just behind Spring Valley at last weekend’s Region Championship meet, and the Bengal girls had a solid fourth place outing. Blythewood senior Alan Deogracias finished first place overall, and was among six Bengal runners in the top 20. Daniel Turnipseed’s time was good enough for the […]

BHS, WHS XC teams finish on top

COLUMBIA – The last week was a big one for both the Blythewood and Westwood cross country teams. Both programs competed in the Lugoff-Elgin Invitational on Oct. 10. The Blythewood boys finished second overall, while the Redhawks boys came in at third. The Lady Bengals took home fifth place, and the Lady Redhawks had a […]

BHS XC has strong season opener

CHARLOTTE – Alan Deogracias’s time of 16:14.62 was good enough for tenth place in the boys 500M championships at the Providence Invitational, which helped power the Bengals’ boys cross country team to a 13th place overall finish in their season opening meet. Daniel Turnipseed had the next best time for the boys, clocking in at […]

Bengals Race to Top-10 Finish

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood boys cross country team placed 10th in a 50 team race on Saturday at the Sandhills Invitational. The Bengals were led by junior Josh Bowers, who finished 13th overall in a time of 16 minutes and 24 seconds. Other top finishers for the Bengals were Caleb Wilson (17:25), KJ Mack (17:41), […]

Bengals Rate Top-5 Finish at Classic

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood boys cross country squad, running in the Championship Division, raced to a fifth-place finish out of 50 teams at the Coaches Classic Saturday at Sandhills. The Bengals were led by junior Josh Bowers, who placed fourth overall in a time of 17 minutes and 10 seconds. Other top performers were Amir […]

Hoofers Face Tough Test in Queen City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Blythewood boys’ cross country team started the season off against tough competition Saturday at the Providence Invitational in Charlotte. The team placed 27th out of 32 complete teams, but the young varsity team showed a great deal of potential for the season ahead. Seven of the 10 runners improved on their […]

Bengals Finish 4th at State Meet

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood boys’ cross country team capped the best season in school history by placing fourth at the 4A State Championship meet on Saturday.  In addition to being a school-best finish at the State Meet, the fourth-place finish was the top result for a Midlands area team this year. Leading the way for […]