Redhawks back in action

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s basketball program opened the 2020 season on Tuesday at Sumter High School. The girls trailed 26-20 at the half, and fell by a 33-47 final. Malayziah Etheredge put up a team-high 14 points in the loss. Westwood’s boys fell in overtime by a tight 48-50 score. Both teams will host Sumter at […]

Westwood falls to South Pointe in upper state championship

GREENVILLE – After two trips to the 4A upper state championship game, the Westwood girls worked this season to make the third trip to the Bons Secours Wellness Center the charm. Region 3 foe South Pointe took all the charm out of the Redhawks, using a second-quarter 18-1 scoring surge to spark its way to […]

Westwood headed to 3rd straight upper state title game

GREENVILLE – After a 50-46 win at Greenville Monday night, the Westwood girls basketball team is heading back up to Greenville Friday to take on a familiar rival. The Redhawks (25-4) play Region 3-4A rival South Pointe in a rematch of last year’s upper state championship at Bons Secours Arena.  The Stallions ousted Ridge View […]

WHS girls wrap up 3rd straight Region 3-4A title

BLYTHEWOOD – Tuesday night was not an easy night for the Westwood girls basketball team, as first-round playoff games go. With key bench players and occasional starters Tamia Thompson and A’layah Scott out, and several other players benched with slight knee injuries and illness, the Redhawks had to fight for a 49-37 victory over Greer […]

Redhawks top Lancaster, fall to South Pointe

ROCK HILL – Tuesday night was tough for both the Westwood girls and boys basketball teams. After the girls’ grueling, 48-45 double overtime loss to the South Pointe girls, the Westwood boys fell 56-45 to the Stallions. “We never could get going offensively,” Westwood boys coach John Combs said. “We did not react very well […]

Westwood sweeps Richland Northeast

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys basketball team had run up and down the floor in pursuit of Richland Northeast’s lead through three quarters Friday night. The Redhawks never trailed by more than nine, and when head coach John Combs had a good feeling about Jaylen Faber, the junior guard came on the floor and changed […]

Bauldrick’s Redhawks hit stride

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood girls basketball team is in the thick of its region schedule—and thus far the Redhawks are enjoying it. In three pivotal games last week, Westwood beat the top three 4A teams in the state. The Redhawks edged top-ranked North Augusta 61-59 at the MLK Bash Jan. 18, knocked No.3 South Pointe […]

Redhawks rout South Pointe

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood girls basketball team is in the thick of its region schedule – and thus far the Redhawks are enjoying it. After knocking off defending 4A state champion North Augusta 61-59 Saturday in the MLK Bash at Eau Claire, Westwood rallied past, then routed Region 5-4A rival and defending 4A upper state […]

Redhawks power through York

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys finally snapped a 3-game losing streak and earned their first Region 3-4A win Tuesday night, but they didn’t make it look easy. York jumped out to an early lead before the Redhawks rallied and positioned themselves to close out a lopsided win. Then the Cougars sprung on a late rally […]

Leveretter hits 1,000th point

COLUMBIA – Westwood senior Nyah Leveretter cemented her name in the Redhawks Elite 1000 Point Club last Friday against district rival Richland Northeast High School. Leveretter had a season-high 30 points and 15 rebounds in the Redhawks’ 70-24 win. (Leveretter topped her season-high 15 rebounds with 16 in the Redhawks’ 71-11 win over York on […]