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Eyes on the prize Claire Lee 26 crashes to the basket to make a basket. Lee was a huge part of the Lady Warriors offense and scored multiple baskets throughout the game.

Varsity Basketball Suffers Heartbreaking Loss to McNeil

Maddy Yendle, Reporter February 11, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 2, varsity women's basketball faced their rivals, the McNeil Mavericks in their last home game of the season. Throughout the game the Lady Warriors displayed their defensive prowess...

Multiple Westwood Girls block a Vista Ridge player. Westwoods defense slacked off the entire game, but at certain points it improved. Im proud of us for playing hard and keep[ing] going even when times get rough, Caroline Doughtery 25 said.

Varsity Girls Basketball Faces Blowout Loss on Faculty Night

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor February 6, 2024

The girls varsity basketball team faced off against the Vista Ridge Rangers on Tuesday, Jan. 30, in one of their last home games of the regular season. Coming into the game last in district standings,...

With their hands up, Holly Vessa 26 and Hope Davis 25 play tight defence on an opposing player. Because The Raiders got the defensive rebound The Warriors had to work hard and played impressive defense to attempt to get the ball back.
Stopping the ball from getting down court quickly is super important so that we have time to set up our defense, Davis said.

JV White Basketball Loses to Vista Ridge 48-22

Isabelle Horonzy, Reporter February 1, 2024

Taking the court after only losing by two in their last match-up, the JV White volleyball team played an intense game against the Vista Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The Lady Warriors pushed hard...

The Varsity Boys Basketball team celebrates senior night on Friday, Jan. 26. The Warriors ended the night with a win over Cedar Ridge 57-48.

Varsity Basketball Shines Out on Senior Night in Win Over Cedar Ridge

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor January 31, 2024

Following the senior night festivities honoring the accomplishments of Westwood's most decorated players in their final years representing Westwood, the varsity basketball team stormed the court with...

Ella Steinheider 26 and Lola Proano-Montana 26 take their seat on the bench after an eventful game. Steinheider finishes the game with 7 points and Proano-Montana with 8 points. The JV team works hard to not only drive hard to the basket but also help assist their teammates in shots.

JV Women’s Basketball Capture Important Win Against Round Rock 42-37

Isabelle Horonzy, Reporter January 26, 2024

Taking the court in a heated district rivalry game on Tuesday, Jan. 23, the JV women’s basketball team took on the Round Rock Dragons, going back and forth in a tight game. The final score of the...

Walker Hensley 24 rises over a defender for a floating bucket. Hensley made his living in the paint throughout the game and held for rebounds off of missed shots.

Varsity Basketball Loses Intense Game Against Manor 69-60

Sawyer Grimaldi, Sports Editor January 18, 2024

Despite coming into the night well above a losing record at 16-8, Varsity basketball took the court on Tuesday, Jan. 17 sitting in sixth in district standings. The Warriors looked to beat the Manor...

Rising for the rebound, the Warriors crowd the paint hoping for another chance at a score with a rebound. The Warriors were out-rebounded all night and allowed Stony point many second-chance points which contributed to the blow out.

Freshman Women’s Basketball Overcome by Stony Point 44-17

Maddy Yendle, Reporter January 18, 2024

On Friday, Jan. 12, the Freshmen women’s basketball team faced off against the Stony Point Tigers in a district matchup. Westwood kept a strong and consistent fight until the end of the last quarter,...

Lola Proana-Montana boxes out opponent player to try and snatch the rebound. Her fellow teammates waited close by, ready to grab the ball if it came their way. I always try and be there ready for the rebound, Proana-Montana said.

JV Women’s Basketball Prove Too Much For Stony Point in 52-39 Win

Isabelle Horonzy, Reporter January 17, 2024

Looking to improve their standings in district play, on Friday, Jan. 12, JV women’s basketball won an intense match against the Stony Point Tigers. Both sides fought hard, and while Stony Point put...

Vivian Hapka 25 guards a Stony Point player, attempting to block a pass. Throughout the game, both offense and defense slipped for the Warriors but they remained confident.

Woes Continue for Varsity Women’s Basketball With 57-42 Loss to Stony Point

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor January 15, 2024

Trying to recapture their early-season success, on Friday Jan. 12, the varsity girls basketball team went up against their district rivals the Stony Point Tigers. Although the game was filled with...

Commanding the floor, Olivia Ochoa ‘27 sets up her teammates and prepares for the last quarter the begin. The Lady Warriors faltered on defense in the final quarter of the game, giving up more points than any other quarter.

Freshman Women’s Basketball Outlast Late Surge by Copperas Cove 41-34

Maddy Yendle, Reporter January 2, 2024

Taking to the court midway through winter break on Saturday, Dec. 30, the Freshman Women's Basketball team matched up against the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs. The Lady Warriors left the day triumphantly with...

Guarding the ball, Ava Sartor 25 attempts to make a shot. The Lady Warriors defense fell flat during the game but they still maintained their good communication throughout the game.

Varsity Women’s Basketball Suffer Setback With Loss to Cedar Ridge 62-34

Alessandra Ashford, Opinions Editor December 23, 2023

In a game full of energy, keeping the crowd on its feet in deafening cheers, the varsity women’s basketball team lost to the Cedar Ridge Raiders, 62-34 on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Although driven by the...

Putting up a shot, Maya Alas 27 makes the free throw putting the Lady Warriors in the lead. The Warriors gained a large lead over the Mustangs with the end result having a 10 point score gap.

Freshman Basketball Demolishes Manor 37-17

Maddy Yendle, Reporter December 7, 2023

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Freshman women's basketball took on Manor High School in a tough battle that concluded with a well-earned win 37-17. The first quarter started with the Warriors losing the tip-off,...

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