Blythewood wrestling qualifies for playoffs

BLYTHEWOOD – After finishing 3-1 in the Region IV Duals, Blythewood Wrestling (17-5) qualified for the SCHSL 5-A State Playoffs as a two-seed. The Bengals fell to Region Champion Lugoff-Elgin, but took down Sumter 45-32, Irmo 54-27 and Spring Valley 39-38 in the Region Dual meet. In the final match of the day at 106lbs, […]

Blythewood wrestlers take down Sumter, Airport

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Wrestling opened the season with two wins last Wednesday against Sumter and Airport high schools. Matt Clack (126), Ty Hass (132), Caleb Ely (138), Morgan Marshall (152), Eric Montgomery (160), Satchel Holloway (182), Zion Jackson (195) and Breland Johnson-Darby (220) each picked up wins in their weight classes for a 45-36 win […]

Bengal Wrestling wraps up season

LAURENS – A young Blythewood Bengals wrestling squad qualified 13 competitors for the 5A Upper State Finals this weekend, and despite not qualifying anyone for the State Finals, four Bengals picked up two victories. Satchel Holloway picked up a win in the 170-pound opener against Will Brooks from Easley. He went down in his second […]

Redhawks, Bengals compete in region duals

ROCK HILL – The Westwood Redhawks sent eight competitors to the Region 3-4A Duals at South Pointe over the weekend, and seven placed. The Redhawks took fifth place overall, and Jordan Hightower pulled down his 100th career victory. Hightower snagged the top spot at 145 pounds. Drake Lesher pulled out a second-place finish at 195. […]

Redhawks host Clash at the Castle

  BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood family hosted their fifth annual Clash at The Castle Duals, and seven teams headed to the Castle to participate. Blythewood, Fort Mill, Westside, Dutch Fork, Lugoff-Elgin and York all proceeded to Westwood in hopes of bring home the number-one spot. It was a tough day for the native Blythewood teams. […]

Bengals finish 7th in Silver Fox Invitational

IRMO – The Blythewood wrestling team recovered from a rough start at the Cardinal Newman Holiday Classic and looked sharper at the Silver Fox Invitational. The Bengals placed seventh out of 17 teams, and had three placers. Satchel Holloway placed third in the 170-pound class, which marked Holloway’s second time placing in the last two […]

Redhawks, Bengals place in CN Holiday Classic

COLUMBIA – The wrestling mats were rolled out this weekend and teams from all over the Midlands came together to take part in the Cardinal Newman Holiday Classic. Both the Bengals and the Redhawks took part in the event. Westwood finished in the eighth spot and Blythewood finished the night in the 13th spot. The […]

Wrestlers shine at Individuals

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood Bengals finished at the 22-spot out of the 36 teams in the 5A State Wrestling Individuals, and Westwood also returned home with a 22nd, but Blythewood’s Brandon Tucker and Westwood’s Brice Harkness stood out. Tucker, after a win over Gaffney’s Dashun Tate, pulled down a third place finish in the 285-pound […]

Bengal and Redhawk wrestlers advance to Finals

ANDERSON – This weekend at the Upper and Lower State Individual Wrestling qualifiers, both Blythewood and Westwood qualified two competitors each for the Individual Championships. Blythewood’s Mason Marshall finished third among 152-pounders, and Brandon Tucker’s fourth place finish at 285 also sends him to the Individual Finals. Redhawk Brice Harkness defeated Chance Pride from Eastside […]

Bengal wrestling ends at State Duals

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood wrestling squad headed into the South Carolina High School League 5A State Duals as a number four-seed, and in the first round they drew the aggressive Ashley Ridge Foxes. The Foxes were nearly perfect, en route to a 54-15 first round victory against the Bengals. The Bengals suffered three pin-fall losses […]