Redhawks clinch win in fourth

 BLYTHEWOOD – It took the better part of three quarters for Westwood to close the door on Lugoff-Elgin Tuesday night, but the Redhawks’ 30-point fourth quarter slammed the door hard on the Demons at The Castle. Westwood’s 84-56 Region 4-4A victory over Lugoff-Elgin snapped a 4-game losing streak and has the Redhawks (6-10) at 1-1 […]

Redhawks snag first region win

BLYTHEWOOD – It took the better part of three quarters for Westwood to close the door on Lugoff-Elgin Tuesday night, but the Redhawks’ 30-point fourth quarter slammed the door hard on the Demons at The Castle. Westwood’s 84-56 Region 4-4A victory over Lugoff-Elgin snapped a 4-game losing streak and has the Redhawks (6-10) at 1-1 […]

Sumter bests Redhawks

BLYTHEWOOD – Redhawk boys fell in a tight 3-point game to Sumter in their return to action on Tuesday. Junior Arden Conyers finished with a career-high 30 points. Bryson Felder and J. McDuffie added 8 apiece. The Westwood girls also returned to Blythewood with a loss on Tuesday. Sumter held a 6 point lead after […]

Bengal boys hold off Westwood in final seconds… again

BLYTHEWOOD – K.J. Rowan’s steal and layup in the final two seconds of Westwood’s game against Blythewood should have driven the Redhawks crowed in the castle into a frenzy. But with that shot, Westwood was still one point shy of tying the Bengals, who led 70-69 and got two foul shots from Samaad Wright to […]

Blythewood boys hold off valiant Westwood comeback in last minutes

BLYTHEWOOD – Tuesday night’s between crosstown rivals Blythewood and Westwood had the feel of a late-season region battle. The Bengals, in their home court, jumped to a double-digit lead by the second quarter, but the Redhawks eventually erased that advantage and took a one-point led going into the fourth quarter. From there, both teams kept […]

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 […]

Former Redhawk Russell Jones Jr. is headed to the big dance

Jones and the Eagles Will Face Villanova at 9:57 on Friday ROCK HILL – Russell Jones Jr.’s freshman year as a point guard for Winthrop College was almost a season to remember. Almost. The Eagles finished the 2019-2920 season 24-10 and claimed their 12th Big South championship with a 76-68 victory over Hampton, their second […]

Redhawks close season with 4-win streak

BLYTHEWOOD – This time against Dreher, the Westwood boys basketball team kept the drama out of the gym. In a rescheduled game a week before, the Redhawks escaped the Dreher gym with a 44-42 win in a game that went down to the final seconds. On Monday night, Westwood exploded from the tip-off and used […]

Redhawks stand strong in the fourth

COLUMBIA – It took the Westwood boys a whole lot of waiting through covid-postponed games, and a high-pressure fourth quarter at Dreher Monday night, but the Redhawks escaped the Blue Devils 44-42 to claim their second Region 4-4A victory. “It was two pretty good teams going at it,” said Westwood head coach John Combs, whose […]

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. […]