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 […]

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 […]

WHS plays in CresCom Invitational

MYRTLE BEACH – Westwood’s girls basketball team headed to Myrtle Beach for the CresCom Holiday Invitational Dec. 19-21. The Redhawks faced Greensboro Day School of Greensboro, NC on day one and came up just seven points short of a win. The Bengals held the Redhawks at bay during the first half and headed to intermission […]