WHS baseball season comes to an end

HILTON HEAD – The Westwood baseball team (8-12) managed to snag an at-large bid and a No.12 seed in the 4A Lower State Bracket 1 tournament, but ended the season with losses to No.5 South Florence and No.4 Hilton Head last week. The Redhawks managed one hit—from Xavier DeJesus—in a 10-0, 5-inning loss to the […]

WHS baseball finishes region on high note, falls in playoffs

COLUMBIA – The Westwood baseball team (8-11) needed a win over Richland Northeast in the last Region 5-4A game of the season Friday, and the Redhawks got it. Westwood rallied for three runs in the third inning, and rallied again for five runs in the fourth inning to take out the Cavaliers 9-6 and secure […]

Redhawks beat Irmo, fall to RNE

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood baseball team needed two wins against Richland Northeast this week to have an outside shot at a fourth place finish in Region 5-4A and getting a fourth seed in the 4A playoffs next week. The Cavaliers, securely in third place behind first-place A.C. Flora and second place Lugoff-Elgin, all but denied […]

Redhawks down RV, Swansea

BLYTHEWOOD – Over spring break, the Westwood baseball team got back-to-back victories over Ridge View and Swansea. On April 12 at Ridge View, The Redhawks (6-8) broke a 3-3 tie with the Blazers with the game winning run in the top of the seventh inning. Austin Jeffcoat reached on an error that brought him to […]

Redhawks fall to Demons

LUGOFF – Lugoff-Elgin scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and that was all the Demons needed to close out a 4-0 victory over Westwood Tuesday at Lugoff-Elgin. Brendan Grindstaff and C Brown both went 2-for-3. Grindstaff had a double. Starting pitcher Kevin Gandy gave up all four runs in the first […]

WHS falls to Flora

BLYTHEWOOD – Losing not only a head coach but 13 seniors from last year, the Westwood baseball team may look at itself as starting anew. First-year head coach Nathan Caldwell acknowledged the team’s youth after an 11-0 loss in six innings to Region 5-4A rival A.C. Flora Tuesday night, but also noted his team’s upside. […]

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 […]

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