Westwood Horizon

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Earns 4-1 Victory in Clash With Cedar Ridge

Running, Cesar Frias '20 passes the ball to a teammate. Frias was an aggressive player and had a good overall game offensively and defensively.

By Jared Hyman, Photographer/Videographer

February 13, 2020

The varsity boys' soccer team took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Feb. 11, a cold and rainy Tuesday night. Despite the cold, the offense, led by a hat trick from Nikola Djordjevic ‘21, turned up the heat to defeat the Raiders 4-1. The game began with a quick attack by Cesar Frias ‘20 who dished t...

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

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.

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 and white balloons, dedicated to the graduating seniors, Annalise Galliguez, Meghan Booknis, Jaslyn Will...

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

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.

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 of an offensive shootout, fans were treated to a defensive slugfest; throughout the entire game,...

JV Boys’ Basketball Downs Vandegrift 55-43

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.

By Camille Marshall, Reporter

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 last time but during this game we had a lot of anger and passion and had confidence that we were gonna ...

On Emotional Night, Varsity Boys’ Soccer Beats Leander 5-0

Louis Niemerg '21, his host mother, and the team stand for a moment of silence to honor his brother who passed away the day before the game. During the game, Niemerg scored one goal and honored the life of his brother.

By Jared Hyman, Photographer/Videographer

February 6, 2020

On the cold and windy night of Tuesday, Feb. 4, the varsity boys’ soccer team caged the Leander Lions, shutting them out 5-0, in a game that honored and celebrated the life of Justus Niemerg, who passed away last weekend. The mood quickly changed from excited to mournful for the varsity boys'...

Swim and Dive Team Place at Regionals, Take 13 to State

Caleb Farris '20 celebrates the 4 x 50-yard free relay victory and the fastest split in the field of 20.28. He is committed to swim Division I at American University in the fall.

By Shreyush Shankar

February 6, 2020

The Swim & Dive Team competed at Regional Championships in Mansfield, TX, with prelims on Friday, Jan. 31 and finals on Saturday, Feb. 1. The boys' team placed second behind Westlake High School while the girls' team placed fourth against tough competition. “This year, we crushed it at r...

JV Girls’ Basketball Conquers McNeil 46-24

Within inches of a defender, Gabbi Wallace '22 loses her grip on the ball as she attempts to move it down the court. Wallace was a top scoring player, helping the Lady Warriors gain an early lead and run with it.

By Yunoo Kim, Extras Editor

February 3, 2020

The JV girls' basketball team reigned victorious against the McNeil Mavericks on Friday, Jan. 31. The team showed off their impressive offensive skills, ending the match with a solid score of 46-24. While the initial tip-off went to the Mavericks, Izzy Brown ‘22 quickly scored the first layup of the game....