Westwood, Blythewood wrestlers finish strong in individual tourney

ANDERSON – Westwood senior Drake Lesher, wrestling in the 195-pound weight class, finished in second to a Greenwood wrestler at the 4A individual state meet. Lesher defeated a West Florence opponent in the quarterfinal and won his semifinal match against South Florence by a second round pin.  “I’m am so proud of this young man […]

Two Bengal wrestlers qualify for 5A individual championships

ANDERSON – Blythewood seniors Matt Clack (126-pound weight class) and Eric Montgomery (170) qualified for the Class 5A individual state championships held at the Anderson Civic Center Friday and Saturday. Clark took first in his weight class in the upper state tournament last weekend, while Montgomery took third. Eight wrestlers in each weight class will […]

Making history on the mat

Bengal wrestling captain Matt Clack scored his 100th victory in the 5-A Region Duals.  With a 100-22 overall career record, Clack, a senior, joins an exclusive club not only at Blythewood but in SC wrestling history.  On Feb. 5, the Bengals, ranked 14, secured their first playoff win in school history, defeating #17 Ft. Mill […]

Blythewood has strong showing in Irmo Palmetto Classic

IRMO – Blythewood’s wrestling team placed fourth out of 32 teams at the Irmo Palmetto Classic over the weekend. Individuals who placed are: Senior Capt. Matt Clack: 126lb, 1st Overall Junior Chase Johnson: 195lb, 1st Overall Senior Capt. Eric Montgomery: 170lb, 2nd Overall Freshman Rolland Boisvert: 106lb, 3rd Overall The Bengals hosted Clover and Spartanburg […]

Bengals wrestlers Clack & Montgomery win individual region titles

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood wrestling hosted a nine-ranked Region Champion Northwestern High School on Feb. 9 for their final match of the season. Despite Juniors Matt Clack and Eric Montgomery claiming region titles in the match, Blythewood came up short at 53-12. Clack wrestled in the 120 pound class and Montgomery in 170. Clack, who completed […]

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. […]