Westwood baseball, softball end benchmark seasons

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood baseball and softball teams watched their benchmark seasons come to an end last week. The Westwood baseball team was eliminated in the District 3 upper state tournament with an 11-1 loss in six innings at Westside Thursday. The Westwood softball team went 1-2 in its District 3 tournament, with its final […]

WHS drops game to Catawba Ridge

FORT MILL – After finishing the regular season with a winning record for the first time in the history of the school, the Westwood baseball team fell 13-6 at Catawba Ridge Tuesday night in the opening game of the District 3 upper state tournament. Westwood travels to Westside today for a loser’s bracket game. The […]

Westwood baseball, softball top RNE, secure postseason spots

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood baseball bats were largely silenced with the pitching of Richland Northeast ace Andrew Peck Tuesday night. The same was true with Redhawks ace John Janco, who kept the Cavaliers quiet through seven innings of work. A hit batter was all it took for Westwood to secure a 2-1 Region 4-4 A […]

Janco & the Redhawks take down Irmo

BLYTHEWOOD – After seeing his team struggle to get runs across over the past several weeks, John Janco said he felt a lot lighter Tuesday night. Janco held Irmo batters in check for five out of his six innings on the mound, and then went 4-for-4 at the plate with two doubles as the Redhawks […]

Redhawks beat Newberry, fall to Gilbert and Spring Valley

GILBERT – The Westwood baseball team snapped a 7-game losing streak with a 9-7 victory over Newberry Saturday afternoon in the Sandlapper Classic playing out at Gilbert High School. The Redhawks built a 6-0 lead before the Bulldogs got a run across in the bottom of the fourth. Westwood made it 9-1 with a 3-run […]

WHS baseball, softball fall to Lugoff-Elgin

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood baseball team fell 11-1 in six innings at Lugoff-Elgin, while the Westwood softball team lost 10-0 in five innings to the Demons Thursday night. Liam Ginnery went 2-for-3 and Zach Gore doubled for Westwood baseball. Jada McConnell got the only extra-base hit for Redhawks softball, a double. Westwood baseball and softball […]

Lugoff-Elgin shuts out Redhawks

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood baseball bats were once alive and making contact earlier in the season. Lately they’ve been swinging their way back to the dugout. Lugoff Elgin was the latest team to confound the Redhawks offense. Three Demons pitchers struck out a combined 14 Westwood batters, and the Redhawks stranded eight baserunners—four in scoring […]

Redhawk baseball falls to Flora

COLUMBIA – The Westwood baseball team fell 2-1 to A.C. Flora Tuesday night. The Redhawks gave up a run in the first inning and another in the third. They still gave themselves a chance to win in the bottom of the seventh. Liam Ginnery led off that inning with a single and scored the team’s […]

Redhawks stifle White Knoll rally to win 4-3

BLYTHEWOOD – Though White Knoll rallied to close the game in the sixth inning last Thursday against Westwood, the Redhawks held to pull out a 4-3 win. John Janco picked up the win on the mound. He pitched a complete game, allowing three runs on five hits. He struck walked four and struck out six […]

Westwood baseball takes down Richland Northeast

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood head coach Mike McDerrmott has been saying all year that this year’s Redhawks are a team that needed to invest in good diamond habits and staying patient while the young team gets adjusted. Consider last week an obstacle successfully attained. After Richland Northeast powered past an unarmed Westwood team in a 16-0, […]