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. […]

Redhawks split wins in 2021 opener

COLUMBIA – More than a month removed from their last game, Westwood and A.C. Flora basketball teams showed some signs of rustiness. It just so happened that a game that felt like a season opener was also the Region 4-4A opener for both teams. The Westwood girls and the Flora boys overcame that lack of […]

Redhawks back in action

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s basketball program opened the 2020 season on Tuesday at Sumter High School. The girls trailed 26-20 at the half, and fell by a 33-47 final. Malayziah Etheredge put up a team-high 14 points in the loss. Westwood’s boys fell in overtime by a tight 48-50 score. Both teams will host Sumter at […]

WHS boys fall to Ridge View in regular-season finale

BLYTHEWOOD – The Westwood boys had their hands full with Region 3-4A Rival Ridge View Friday night. The region champion—and two-time defending state champion–Blazers got off to an early lead and never seriously looked back in a 71-55 victory. “They competed very well,” Westwood head coach John Combs said. “We didn’t go to the foul […]

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 […]

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 […]