Westwood girls, Blythewood boys ready for postseason play

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s girls basketball team didn’t waste any time with Lugoff-Elgin Friday night, scoring 32 points to the Demons’ 2 in the first quarter and cruising to an 80-18 victory. The win clinched the Region 4-4A championship for the fourth straight year for Westwood (10-3, 8-1). “We’re very fortunate to be in that position […]

Redhawks close season with 4-win streak

BLYTHEWOOD – This time against Dreher, the Westwood boys basketball team kept the drama out of the gym. In a rescheduled game a week before, the Redhawks escaped the Dreher gym with a 44-42 win in a game that went down to the final seconds. On Monday night, Westwood exploded from the tip-off and used […]

Lady G’s wrap up season at Lower Richland

HOPKINS – The Lady Griffins wrapped up regular season play last week with back-to-back games against Lower Richland. The Griffins trailed by only five at the end of the first in Monday night’s game in Winnsboro.  The Diamond Hornets’ offense churned out 19 points in the second quarter, holding Fairfield to only eight in the […]

Eagles pack in five games in seven days

WINNSBORO – The Lady Eagles wrapped up regular season play on a 5-0 win streak, winning four of the five in their last week of play. After starting the week with a 46-26 win over Laurens Academy, the Eagles defeated Wardlaw Academy on Wednesday and King Academy on Thursday before capping the week in Anderson […]

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 […]

Richard Winn sweeps Laurens in region bout

WINNSBORO – After picking up a pair of senior night wins against Cambridge and Providence Athletic Club last Friday, the Eagles set their sights on a week full of region make-up games. In Monday night’s matchup against Laurens Academy, the Lady Eagles started off strong in the first quarter, outscoring the Crusaders 12-2. The second […]

Bengals fall short in fourth quarter surge

BLYTHEWOOD – Friday night’s boys basketball game against Ridge View may have gone in the Blythewood loss column just as the Bengals game at the Blazers’ house Feb. 2 did. While Blythewood fell 55-53 this time around, the Bengals defense made Ridge View work, and the Blazers’ 3-pointers and easy jumpers were hard to come […]

Redhawks stand strong in the fourth

COLUMBIA – It took the Westwood boys a whole lot of waiting through covid-postponed games, and a high-pressure fourth quarter at Dreher Monday night, but the Redhawks escaped the Blue Devils 44-42 to claim their second Region 4-4A victory. “It was two pretty good teams going at it,” said Westwood head coach John Combs, whose […]

Eagle offense can’t ignite in loss to Newberry

NEWBERRY – Newberry Academy’s girls basketball team (19-0) solidified their spot atop the SCISA A-I region standings Tuesday with a 55-33 win over Richard Winn (10-2). The loss was the Eagles’ second of the season, both at the hands of Newberry. Behind 9-5 after the first quarter, the Eagles struggled to contain the Newberry offense, […]

Griffin girls remain undefeated in region

WINNSBORO – With only one blemish on their all-but-perfect season record in the form of a two-point heartbreaker to Newberry, the Lady G’s rolled over region foe Mid-Carolina for the second time this season. Hosting the Rebels last Friday, the Griffins (5-1, 4-0) blasted Mid-Carolina to the tune of 45-28. Eighth grader Zanariah Yarborough led […]