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JV Orange Volleyball Falls to Cedar Ridge

JV Orange Volleyball Falls to Cedar Ridge

Alex Reece, Reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Junior Varsity Orange Volleyball team fought hard against the Cedar Ridge Raiders for all three sets Friday, Sept. 15 but unfortunately came to an undesired end when the Raiders took the victory with a 1-2 score. The start of a rocky first set soon turned into a hard-won and well deserved vi...

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Cedar Ridge

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Cedar Ridge

Sam Pearcy, Photographer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Cedar Ridge Raiders stepped into the Field House on Friday, Sept. 15, completely oblivious to the fact that the Lady Warriors were about to beat them in three quick sets, without their head coach even being there.   Kenzie Beckham ‘21 started off the night with a killer serve, taking Ceda...

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs over McNeil

Varsity Volleyball Triumphs over McNeil

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The rivalry between Westwood and the McNeil Mavericks came to the field house on Tuesday, Sept. 12 as the Lady Warriors Varsity Volleyball team took on the Mavericks. With a fired up crowd and determination from the players, the team was able to beat the Mavericks 3-0. The first set began with lo...

JV Orange Volleyball Conquers McNeil

JV Orange Volleyball Conquers McNeil

Connor Cowman, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

In the third set of their spectacular game on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the Junior Varsity Orange Volleyball team defeated the McNeil Mavericks with an overall score of 2-1. The two teams showed great spirit and drive throughout the entirety of the game, but in the end the Lady Warriors conquered the oppos...

Varsity Volleyball Fights Hard Against Lake Travis

Varsity Volleyball Fights Hard Against Lake Travis

Presley Glotfelty, Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Lady Warriors Varsity Volleyball team started pre-season steady with a record of 2-1, but took a devastating defeat Tuesday night against Lake Travis (2-0), ending their game 0-3. Although left with this hardship, the team demonstrated an aggressive defense and presented destructive hits across the cou...

JV Orange Volleyball Falls to Lake Travis

JV Orange Volleyball Falls to Lake Travis

Connor Cowman, Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Junior Varsity Orange Volleyball team battled against Lake Travis on Tuesday, Sept. 5 but unfortunately came away with a loss at the end of the night. The Lady Warriors did have a fire and spirit about them at the beginning of the game that held strong throughout its entirety, even at the end o...

Freshman Volleyball Falls to Westlake

Freshman Volleyball Falls to Westlake

Kamille Galloway, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The previously undefeated Freshman Volleyball team unfortunately lost their winning streak to Westlake on Friday, Sept. 1 in the auxiliary gym. The first set of the game began as a fierce fight, with both teams consecutively adding points to the scoreboard. However, near the middle, Westwood bega...

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Chaps 1-3

Varsity Volleyball Falls to Chaps 1-3

Julia Kurtz, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Lady Warrior varsity volleyball team put up a strong front against the Westlake Chaparrals on Friday, Sept 1. Ending the night with a final score of 1-3, the Warriors worked their vigorous offense to the max in efforts to take back a lead in the second game of the season. “We came out str...

JV Volleyball Teams Victorious Against Hyde Park

JV Volleyball Teams Victorious Against Hyde Park

Arthur Wang, Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The Westwood JV volleyball team defeated Hyde Park 2-0 in their second match of the season this Tuesday, winning two out of three sets 25-11 and 25-16, respectively. In both sets, Westwood was able to gain and keep a sizable lead on their opponents through both strong serving and persistence during r...

Varsity Volleyball Dominates Hyde Park

Varsity Volleyball Dominates Hyde Park

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The Lady Warrior varsity volleyball team brought a victorious 3-0 win against rival Hyde Park High School in their first home game of the season Tuesday, Aug 29. Currently, the team is 18-11 in district and expecting another successful season. The Lady Warriors were first to score in the first set a...