Redhawks, Bengals compete at State

CAMDEN – Westwood Cross Country enthusiasts were hopeful for a big run from Emma Ashley at the South Carolina 4A State Championship meet on Tuesday, and they were not disappointed. Though Westwood Girls did not qualify to compete as a team, Ashley, a seventh grader, finished in twelfth place overall with a time of 19:21.68. […]

Redhawks move to qualifiers

BLYTHEWOOD – Westwood’s athletic program added another Region Champion last Wednesday during the Region 3-4A Cross Country meet. Redhawk standout Emma Ashley, a seventh grader, finished first among the thirty runners with a time of 20:42.98 to claim top honors. The Westwood Girls finished third in team scoring with an average time of 24.40. Leayzia […]

Westwood XC readies for postseason

CHAPIN – Westwood Cross Country competed against Chapin, Irmo, Dutch Fork and Airport high schools on Oct. 2 at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin. The Redhawk boys finished second of the five teams. Jordan Alexander-Coleman finished with a time of 17:52.89 to take fifth place, first for Westwood. David Nelson followed in ninth place at […]

Redhawks run in Lake Murray Invitational

CHAPIN – Westwood Cross Country competed in the Mike Moore Lake Murray Invitational over the weekend. Redhawk boys finished 26th of 32 teams. Freshman William Tyndall finished first for Westwood and 67th overall with a time of 17:08.72. David Nelson followed at 17:39.35, Jordan Alexander-Coleman at 17:46.39, Joe Eberlin at 18:27.86 and Jace Risher at […]

Redhawks pick up steam

CAMDEN – Westwood Cross Country traveled to Camden on Tuesday. The Redhawk Boys took third place out of 14 teams. Jordan Alexander-Coleman finished first for Westwood and fourth overall with a time of 18:09.32. William Tyndall came in 14th at 19:18.09, trailed closely by Joe Eberlin at 19:28.01. David Nelson finished 24th with a time […]

Westwood Cross Country has big start

CAMDEN – Westwood Cross Country had a strong showing in last Saturday’s Battle of Camden Invitational. The boys snagged a fourth-place finish out of 14 teams while the girls team finished eighth of the ten teams. Seventh grader Emma Ashley topped the 71 female runners in her first meet of the season with a time […]

Cross Country State Meet

COLUMBIA – Paul McCants brought home the top placing for any Redhawk, Griffin, or Bengal at the State Championship Cross Country meet over the weekend. McCants’s time of 16:30.33 was good enough for 13th place. Alan Deogracias was the highest finisher for the Bengals and he finished in the 22nd slot with a time of […]

WHS, BHS XC headed for state

COLUMBIA – The Westwood and Blythewood boys cross country teams both turned in top ten performances at their respective State championship qualifiers. The Bengals placed fourth as a team and Alan Deogracias led the way with a third overall finish. The Redhawks wrapped the sixth spot, and Paul McCants was the top Westwood runner with […]

Redhawk XC brings first region title home

COLUMBIA – The Westwood Redhawks boys cross country team showed up for action at the Region Championship meet and brought their first ever region title home. The Redhawk girls placed third. Paul McCants was the top runner for the Redhawks and placed a second overall finish. Jordan Alexander-Coleman turned in a fifth place performance, and […]

BHS, WHS XC teams finish on top

COLUMBIA – The last week was a big one for both the Blythewood and Westwood cross country teams. Both programs competed in the Lugoff-Elgin Invitational on Oct. 10. The Blythewood boys finished second overall, while the Redhawks boys came in at third. The Lady Bengals took home fifth place, and the Lady Redhawks had a […]