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Varsity Girls Basketball Triumph Over Rouse 59-35

Varsity Girls Basketball Triumph Over Rouse 59-35

By Nima Ashtari, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity girls basketball team played and won their fourth game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 13 against the Rouse Raiders (2-3), which ended with a final score of 59-35. The win continues the Warriors’ undefeated march through season play. The game began with a heated and fast paced first q...

Westwood Sweeps Competition at AISD Invitational Meet

Westwood Sweeps Competition at AISD Invitational Meet

By Victoria Novoa

November 13, 2018


Filed under Aquatics

On Friday, Nov. 9 the swim team participated in the AISD Invite meet which takes place at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center each year. This year the school districts 5A and 6A competed, meaning there were 18 different schools who participated in the meet. The Warriors placed first overall ...

JV Football Falls to Cedar Ridge To Conclude Season

JV Football Falls to Cedar Ridge To Conclude Season

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football

On Thursday, Nov. 8, JV football took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders and lost the last game of the season 28-0. The Raiders started the game with a touchdown, and a two-point conversion. “Being on football is very fun, it’s a lot of hard work and many early mornings,” Tomas Henry ‘21 said. ...

Varsity Football Closes Out Season With 49-20 Loss To Cedar Ridge

Varsity Football Closes Out Season With 49-20 Loss To Cedar Ridge

By Sourav Dhar, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase

The varsity football team saw their season come to an end on Nov. 9 with a 49-20 defeat to the hands of the Cedar Ridge Raiders. The Warriors looked to close out their season on a positive note, but weren’t able to produce an ideal result. In the final game of the season for the Warriors, RJ Mar...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers Hutto in 79-30 Blowout

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers Hutto in 79-30 Blowout

By Nima Ashtari, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

On Friday, Nov. 9 the varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Hutto Hippos in a fast-paced and high-scoring match that ended 79-30 in the Warriors’ favor. The victory puts them at 3-0, adding another victory to their undefeated start to the season. The matchup began with some rem...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Killeen 61-51

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Killeen 61-51

By Hayden Swanson, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity girls basketball team defeated the Killeen Kangaroos on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in a very competitive game with a final score of 61-51. It was a very close, but the team was able to come out on top despite some difficulty near the beginning. “I think in the first half we came out pretty s...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Scrimmage Foreshadows Season

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Scrimmage Foreshadows Season

By Sathvik Allala, Social Media Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball

After months of preparation, the varsity boys’ basketball team proved themselves with a victory of 50-18 against the Cedar Creek Eagles and 29-22 against the Lehman Lobos on Monday, Nov. 7. To obtain these results, a combination of key plays by Zach Shrull ‘19, Patrick Sladek ‘19, and Bran...

Varsity Tennis Clinches Program’s First State Title

Varsity Tennis Clinches Program’s First State Title

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Tennis

The last time Westwood tennis qualified for State, head coach Travis Dalrymple was a sophomore on the team. That was 21 years ago. Coach Dalrymple watched from the courts on Thursday as the varsity tennis team clinched the school’s first ever 6A State Team Tennis championship. They won their ...

Makayla Coy ’19 Nominated for VYPE Basketball Award

Makayla Coy ’19 Nominated for VYPE Basketball Award

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball

Makayla Coy ‘19 has been selected by high school sports magazine VYPE as one of the top 24 returning Austin-area girls’ basketball players. The player with the most votes, as determined in this poll, will officially be named VYPE Austin Preseason Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Even though Coy missed her sophomore sea...

Varsity Football Falls In Thursday Night Showdown To Stony Point

Varsity Football Falls In Thursday Night Showdown To Stony Point

By Sourav Dhar, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase

The varsity football team traveled to Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex to square off against the Stony Point Tigers in an important district matchup, but couldn’t come out with the win on the team’s only Thursday night game of the season, falling to the visitors by a score of 31-17. Mohan Hegde ‘19 was able to catch a touchdown pass from ...

Varsity Volleyball Slips Under Cypress Ranch in Playoff Match

Varsity Volleyball Slips Under Cypress Ranch in Playoff Match

By Stephanie Shih, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the varsity volleyball team competed in the final match of the Lady Warriors’ 2018 season, taking on Cypress Ranch in the first round of playoffs, but ultimately losing 3-1. The ladies fought hard in the first set, but fell to the Mustangs with a score of 26-24. However, th...

Warriors Place Second at Round Rock Invitational Meet

Warriors Place Second at Round Rock Invitational Meet

By Victoria Novoa

October 29, 2018


Filed under Aquatics

The swim team took part of the Round Rock Invitational Meet on Saturday, Oct 27. Boys placed second tying with McNeil, and girls took second place being beat by the Round Rock team. Although they got second the Warriors’ spirits were still high, and with over 15 teams swimming, they were able ...