Nyah Leveretter, Kentucky upset Gamecocks to win SEC title

NASHVILLE – Westwood graduate and 1,000-point scorer Nyah Leveretter describes her sophomore season with Kentucky as a difficult one at first, with the bangs and bumps of a team learning how to play together. The SEC universe found out Sunday night in Nashville that the challenges that awaited Leveretter and the Wildcats this season forged […]

Westside rallies past Westwood girls, Redhawks end season short of title

BLYTHEWOOD – A first-quarter scoring run wasn’t enough. Jessica Woods’ 25 points—including 5 3-pointers—sadly could not make the winning difference at the Castle Feb. 23. Instead, it was Westside’s fierce defense inside the 3-point arc and the defending 4-A champion Rams’ four points in the final 45 seconds of their 47-44 victory that closed out […]

Westwood girls breeze past York, Pickens in first two rounds

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood girls basketball team’s first two rounds of the 4A state playoffs flashed by before York or Pickens could do much about it. The Redhawks (20-6) overcame a slow start against York to clamp down on the Cougars 51-33 last Wednesday, then delivered a solid defensive performance in a 79-35 dismissal of […]

Redhawks finish region 10-0

BLYTHEWOOD – Richland Northeast and the rest of Region 4-4A action is in the rear-view mirror for the hard-charging Westwood girls basketball team. The Redhawks wanted to get their final Region 4-4A game out of the way Friday night so they could set their sights on the postseason. Richland Northeast, caught up in the festivities […]

Westwood girls claim 5th straight region title; boys hold off Dreher

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys basketball team’s 49-40 victory over Dreher Friday night may not have looked pretty, but the Redhawks defense showed out and closed out the team’s third-straight Region 4-4A victory on Senior Night at the Castle. “It was a great win for us on Senior night to send out our six seniors […]

Redhawks take down Flora, Lugoff-Elgin

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood girls picked up region wins 5 and 6 last Friday against A.C. Flora and on Tuesday against Lugoff-Elgin. The Redhawks took down Flora 39-30 on Friday, partly due to a big first quarter. Up 14-4 after the first, Flora kept Westwood’s offense in check for the remainder of the game. Westwood […]

WHS boys fall to RNE, girls blast Cavaliers

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys basketball team worked all night trying to get a cushion of a lead on Richland Northeast Tuesday night at The Castle, but every time the Redhawks caught a break or made a play, the Cavaliers were not far behind to steal the momentum away. Such was the case in the […]

Westwood wins region opener

COLUMBIA – Westwood girls tallied their first region win in their first region game of the season last Friday at AC Flora. Down 10-12 after a quarter, the Redhawks locked down on defense, holding the Falcons to only two points in the second. Westwood held a 24-14 lead at the half. The Redhawks emerged stronger […]

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 […]

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