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Softball Celebrates Their Season One Last Time

Softball Celebrates Their Season One Last Time

Jena Hawks

May 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

On Sunday, April 30, the softball team officially closed their season with their end of the year banquet. Both the JV and varsity teams brought their families to celebrate the end of a fantastic season. For the third year  in a row, the banquet was held at  Avery Ranch Golf Club, where pasta, salad, ...

Cedar Ridge Demolishes Varsity Baseball

Cedar Ridge Demolishes Varsity Baseball

Kate Connors

May 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball, Showcase

The varsity baseball team took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, April 28 in their final game of the season. While the team lost 2-11, the boys kept their spirits high and enjoyed their season closer. To start the game, the Warriors quickly were able to get to base, but could not get bac...

JV Softball Finishes Season Strong

JV Softball Finishes Season Strong

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

April 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

Following a remarkable 13-2 win against Pflugerville High School, the JV Lady Warriors were left heartbroken in a 0-19 game versus Cedar Ridge High School Friday, April 21. Being top in the district, the Lady Warriors were well aware of the Grey Wolves’ capabilities. However, it had little to no ef...

Varsity Softball Falls to Cedar Ridge

Varsity Softball Falls to Cedar Ridge

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

After enduring a vigorous season composed of hard work, big wins, and sorrow losses, the time has come for the varsity softball team to hang their bats and return from the field. In their final game of the season, the Lady Warriors fell short to opponent Cedar Ridge High School in a 1-2 game Friday...

Varsity Softball Falls to Pflugerville on Senior Night

Varsity Softball Falls to Pflugerville on Senior Night

Jena Hawks

April 24, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

Emotions ran high as the varsity softball team began to warm up for their last home game of the season. For seven of the girls in the program, Tuesday, April 18 would be the last time that they would play on Westwood’s softball field. To honor the seniors that would be leaving at the end of th...

JV Orange Baseball Edges Out Pflugerville 2-0

JV Orange Baseball Edges Out Pflugerville 2-0

Kate Connors, Photographer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

On Tuesday, April 18, the JV Orange baseball team was triumphant against the Pflugerville Panthers with a score of 2-0. The Warriors were successful at holding the Panthers due to strategic pitching from Mason Flood ‘19 and catching by Andy Smith ‘19. Both teams were unable to score until the bo...

Varsity Softball Narrowly Defeats Stony Point 2-1

Varsity Softball Narrowly Defeats Stony Point 2-1

Chelsea Terranova, Reporter

April 18, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

Fighting for a playoffs spot, the varsity softball team pulled a nail-biting win against the Stony Point Tigers on Wednesday, April 12. Going back and forth the score stayed 0-0 but the Warriors were determined to score first and won 2-1. At the bottom of the fourth inning Courtney Ogle ‘1...

Varsity Baseball Falls to Rival McNeil 3-7

Varsity Baseball Falls to Rival McNeil 3-7

Kate Connors, Photographer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

To begin their series of games against McNeil High School, the varsity baseball team took on the Mavericks at home on Thursday, March 30. The boys were eager to compete against their rivals, but unfortunately fell short 3-7. Beginning the game, Nolan Tenpas ‘17 pitched for the Warriors and ...

Varsity Baseball Upset by Hendrickson Hawks

Varsity Baseball Upset by Hendrickson Hawks

Kate Connors, Reporter

March 24, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

Eager to compete in their first district game, the varsity baseball team entered the Dell Diamond to play against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, March 21. The Warriors started out strong, but fell short 0-3. The team showed their readiness to play by starting with several hits that did not allow...

JV Softball Finds Historic Success Over McNeil

JV Softball Finds Historic Success Over McNeil

Chelsea Terranova, Photographer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball & Softball

The JV softball team won their first game for the first time in the past three years against McNeil with a score of 7-6 on March 10. At the beginning of the first inning, the girls scored first to reach 4-0, but McNeil kept coming back up to get ahead. The team fought hard to get this win that was w...