Bengals fall to Irmo, Lakewood, defeat Sumter

IRMO – Blythewood’s Region 4-5A opener at Irmo was less than stellar Friday night. The Bengals played with the Yellow Jackets for most of the game, but the final six minutes was all Irmo in a 52-39 defeat. A Julian Phillips basket at the 7:20 mark of the fourth got Blythewood (12-8, 1-1) to within […]

Blythewood splits wins with Lower Richland

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood boys basketball team may be young, but the Bengals have been on a stretch of good decision-making on the court. With only one senior coming off the bench and a starting lineup of four sophomores and a junior, Blythewood kept its cool against Lower Richland and rallied past the Diamond Hornets […]

Bengals, Redhawks battle in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Two defensive, physical basketball teams clashed twice along Wilson Boulevard over a four-day span. In both games, Blythewood came up a winner over its crosstown rival. While the Westwood girls took care of business against the Bengals in both games, the Redhawk boys fell 46-45 at Blythewood Friday, then came up short in […]

Bengals go 1-1 in Dist. 9 Tourney

SUMTER – Blythewood’s girls basketball team stomped its way into the District 9 Tournament at Morris College on Dec. 26. Facing off against Lamar High School, the Bengals took a first half 21-16 lead and never looked back en route to a 51-26 final score. Blythewood found a tougher opponent in the Hartsville Red Foxes […]

Bengals take down RNE, fall to Blazers

COLUMBIA – Blythewood basketball got off to a 1-1 start in their first week of regular season action last week. The Bengals traveled to Richland Northeast to open the season on Wednesday and came away with a 37-34 win. After falling behind 4-11 in the first quarter, the Bengals charged their way to halftime, outscoring […]

Blythewood tips off season at AC Flora

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood girls went 1-1 in the AC Flora Tip-Off last week. Blythewood faced tournament host AC Flora in Saturday action and put the Falcons away with a 39-33 final. A tight first quarter left the Bengals on top with a 14-10 lead, but Blythewood extended it to 22-13 at the half. Flora […]

Bengals honor seniors in final home games

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Bengals hosted Spring Valley on Senior Night to decide the rightful owner of the Region 4-5A Crown. Spring Valley led by eight at halftime and maintained their lead through the third quarter. The Bengals nearly evened things up in the fourth quarter, but the Vikings shut down the come back and […]

Lady Bengals fall to Sumter

COLUMBIA – The Sumter girls basketball team had their game at Blythewood well in hand by halftime Friday night. Up 30-16 coming out of halftime, the Gamecocks outscored the Bengals 18-5 in the third quarter and closed out a 63-28 Region 5-5A victory. Layken Cox led the way with 16 points. Keyare Coin and Cece […]

Bengals split wins with Yellow Jackets

BLYTHEWOOD – Ezekiel Washington’s Blythewood Bengals picked up a Region 4-5A victory over the Irmo Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night. Irmo was evenly matched with the Bengals for most of the night, but they suffered an atrocious second quarter. The Bengals held Irmo to just two points in the second, and eventually Blythewood escaped with […]

Vikings conquer the Bengals

COLUMBIA – Blythewood head basketball coach Zeke Washington missed Tuesday’s game at Spring Valley because of a root canal. At times during the game, the Vikings made the Bengals look like they were on the receiving end of one. While Blythewood went 0-for-10 in 3-point shooting, Joshua Felder’s five 3-pointers and 25 points on the […]

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