Bengals drop region game to Ridge View

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood boys basketball team finished the regular season 9-14 overall and 3-5 in Region 4-5A after Friday night’s 77-56 loss at Region 4 champion Ridge View. The Blazers outscored the Bengals 20-14 in the first quarter and 16-12 in the second to take a 36-26 lead into intermission. Ridge View matched Blythewood […]

Spring Valley tops Blythewood

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood boys basketball team needed a win at Spring Valley Tuesday night to solidify a third-place finish in Region 4-5A, but also to right the ship as the Bengals near the end of region play. Instead, the Vikings won the lanes and held off a comeback as Blythewood fell 66-60. It was […]

Northwestern bests Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD  – Zeke Washington was hot after time ran out on the Blythewood basketball team Tuesday night at The Jungle. The Bengals head coach made his way to the locker room after his team’s 76-57 loss to Region 4-5A rival Northwestern, spent less than five minutes with his players, then left to join his coaching […]

Lancaster girls overtake Bengals in final minutes

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood girls basketball team missed out on their first win of the season by about four minutes Friday night. Lancaster, a team that smoked the Bengals 56-14 at Lancaster Dec. 10, had to make a late scoring run to overtake Blythewood and then close out a 40-34 victory. “By far this is […]

Redhawk girls blow out Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood girls improved to 6-4 on the year with a 65-18 victory over the Bengals. Jessica Woods led the way with 20 points, while Korletta Daniels had 17 points. Blythewood (0-7) plays host to Lancaster Friday, then prepares for a holiday tournament in Rock Hill that tips off Tuesday. The Westwood girls take […]

Westwood girls cruise past Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Both the Westwood and Blythewood girls basketball teams are working with new faces in the lineup. The Redhawks showed the Bengals Tuesday night that even with some new players on the scene, the results can be the same. Returning starter Jessica Woods scored 24 points to lead Westwood’s young team to a 51-17 […]

Bengals blow past Rock Hill

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood acting head coach Kristin Claiborne was waiting to see Tuesday night’s matchup against Region 5-4A rival Rock Hill. She was impressed with what she saw. Three Bengals scored in double figures and 10 players scored at least a basket in a 70-41 domination of the Bearcats at the Blythewood gym. “It’s good […]

Blythewood sweeps Lugoff-Elgin

BLYTHEWOOD – At least for the past few weeks, if the Blythewood boys needed a basket, they needed to get the ball to Julian Phillips. At no time was that fact more visible than Tuesday night against Lugoff-Elgin. In a game that should have been a clear-cut win were it not for the Demons’ second-half […]

Irmo clinches region with win over BHS

BLYTHEWOOD – The last time Blythewood faced Irmo, the Yellow Jackets pushed them out from under the nets in a defensive victory. Tuesday night on their home court, the Bengals played much more physically and had an answer for every Irmo play. The end result was the same. The Yellow Jackets reclaimed a lead in […]

Bengals battle with Demons, Vikings

BLYTHEWOOD – After a first half where Spring Valley dominated the boards 25-9, Blythewood head coach Zeke Washington had only one answer as to what the halftime talk was. “We got together and we prayed,” he said. “They did a good job of out-physicaling us, if that is a word. They pushed us around, I […]