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 […]

Redhawks Take Down Vikings

BLYTHEWOOD – The Redhawk boys came out on the right end of another tight score, taking a 63-61 win over Spring Valley in their home opener.  The Westwood boys went 2-1 in preseason play with wins over Ben Lippen (78-43) and Heathwood Hall (50-42). They fell 61-71 to Wilson High School. The boys will play […]

WHS girls fall in first round to Travelers Rest; Blythewood boys fall at Mauldin

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s girls basketball team’s playoff run came to an abrupt end Saturday afternoon, thanks to the hot shooting of Travelers Rest’s Mallory Bruce and the tenacity of the Devil Dogs under the nets. The Redhawks, fresh from winning their fourth straight Region 4-4A championship, ran right into Bruce, whose 22 points boosted Travelers […]

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 […]

Unique Drake patrols a higher court in the city that never sleeps

QUEENS, NY – Gone is the bouffant hairdo that Westwood basketball crowds were familiar with as she led the Redhawks deep into the postseason. The St. John’s point guard sports more practical dreads. “My mom has dreads, so I just decided that I might as well get them,” she said. “And with a lot of […]

Redhawk girls continue streak; boys fall to Irmo

BLYTHEWOOD – In the toughest Region 4-4A series of games for the Westwood girls basketball team, the Redhawks got off on a good note. Westwood frustrated Irmo ballhandlers early, and held off a late rally to win 50-46 over the Yellow Jackets. “In the last minutes our youth showed,” Westwood head coach Gregory Bauldrick said. […]

Redhawk girls beat River Bluff, Dreher; boys top Camden

COLUMBIA – The Westwood girls basketball team (5-2 overall, 3-0 Region 4-4A) cruised past River Bluff 65-25 in a non-Region 4-4A matchup Friday, then crushed Dreher 72-38 Tuesday at Dreher. Malayziah Etheredge scored 23 points, and Makia Thompson and Korletta Daniels scored 13 points apiece against the Gators. Etheredge had 21 points and 13 rebounds, […]

Westwood splits with Flora; Lugoff-Elgin matchup cancelled

LUGOFF – Jessica Woods scored 20 points and Malayziah Etheredge added 14 as the Redhawks (3-2, overall, 2-0 Region 4-4A) cruised to a 53-31 victory over A.C. Flora (1-4, 0-2) Friday night. In the boys game, Bryson Felder scored 26 points and McQuaje McDaniel had 11, but the Falcons topped the Redhawks (1-4, 0-2) 72-59. […]