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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Basketball

Holding her hands up high, Olivia Yang  '23 runs up and tries to block her opponent from passing the ball. In such a close game, tight defense was on full display throughout the game.

JV Girls Basketball Falls to Vandegrift 44-40

By Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker February 13, 2021

Playing in the last game of the season, the JV basketball girls faced off against the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Feb. 5 in the Field House. Despite being without a coach, they kept up with the Vipers...

In 1989 Tom chambers No.24 of the Phoenix Suns passes off against the Houston Rockets

Top 10 Dunks Of All Time

By Amira Boutros, Dreamcatcher Assistant Editor November 9, 2020

Basketball is one of the most entertaining sports in America, as it’s considered an exciting and fast-paced game. An impressive move a player can make is a slam dunk, causing the crowd to go wild. Out...

Sandwiched in between two defenders, Christian Robinson '20 attempts to pass the ball. This was during the first quarter and the energy was high.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball’s Playoff Run, Season Ends vs. Wylie 43-29

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

Traveling up to Dallas, the varsity boys’ basketball squad took on the Wylie Pirates in the Ellis Davis Fieldhouse on Friday, March 6. Following a momentous win over district foe Vandegrift and hoping...

Reaching for the net, Santi Campos '20 tries to make a dunk. Even though Campos didn't make the shot, he pulled a foul and made both foul shots.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Triumphs Over Vandegrift, Moves On to Regional Semifinals

By Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief March 5, 2020

In a gym so packed that the doors were closed early and filled with constant roars and chants during every possession, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against Vandegrift in a playoff...

Christian Robinson '20 catches a rebound. The Warriors had great defense and crashed the boards after halftime with a 10-0 run.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays Cypress Lakes Spartans 47-43 in Intense Playoff Showdown

By Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 27, 2020

The varsity boys’ basketball team overcame the Cypress Lakes High School Spartans in a brutal, down-to-the-wire match during the playoffs. This is the second time ever that the Warriors hosted a...

Brandon Parks '20 jumps to pass the ball to a teammate over the blocking defender. The play ended in a foul on Westwood giving Parks two free throws.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Shreds Stony Point Tigers 57-45

By Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief February 16, 2020

During the final home game of the season and the Warriors’ senior night, the students came out in full force to support the team on Friday, Feb. 14. With nine seniors graduating this year, the...

Point guard Robbie Jeng '21 goes around an enemy Tiger to try and get to where his teammate can pass him the ball. This was the last home game for the JV boys' basketball team this season.

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Stony Point 67-61 in Final Home Game of Season

By Emily Malone, Photographer February 16, 2020

The JV boys’ basketball team played their last home game of the 2019-2020 season on Friday, Feb. 14. The Warriors faced off against the Stony Point Tigers, and ended up losing the game 67-61. “It...

Guard Mahogany Wright '23 blocks an enemy Lion from passing the ball to her teammates. Wright is the only freshman that made the varsity team.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Declaws Leander Lions 66-32 In Final Game of Season

February 13, 2020

The varsity girls’ basketball team fought the Leander Lions for their Senior Night in a high scoring game and came out with the win, 66-32. The parents of the athletes decorated the gym with orange...

Arjun Seth '21 goes face to face with an opposing Viper. Seth was able to hit a three late in the fourth quarter to cut Vandegrift's lead to one.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls in Much-Hyped Clash vs. Vandegrift 33-29

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

In an absolutely packed Field House, the varsity boys’ basketball team took on district foe Vandegrift on Friday, Feb. 7, in a match that was highly anticipated across the Westwood community. Instead...

Smothered by a Viper, Blane Holschuh '21 looks for a teammate to pass to. Holschuh was a key offensive contributor for the Warriors in the win.

JV Boys’ Basketball Downs Vandegrift 55-43

By Camille Marshall, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

The junior varsity boys’ basketball team took down the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Feb, 7. The Warriors came out of the fast-paced and aggressive game winning 55-43. “Our team lost to them...

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