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Volleyball

The Warriors complete their pre-game cheer for the last time this season. Photo courtesy of @erinleephoto.

Varsity Volleyball Falls Short of Regional Quarterfinals Title in Jaw Clenching Game

Amy Simon, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Varsity Volleyball team competed against the Lake Travis Cavaliers for the round three regional quarterfinals title. Cheers and thumps from the packed stands and teams ricocheted...

The Warriors pose after winning the bi-district championship game. The team will be moving on to the area championship game.

Westwood Spears Jaguars For 3-1 Bi-District Champion Win

Prakrit Sinha, Reporter November 6, 2022

The Warriors claimed their bi-district 3-1 win on Tuesday, Nov. 2, against the Johnson High School Jaguars. The volleyball team played rigorously in each set, and the crowd cheered passionately during...

Leaning back to brace for impact, libero Tayla Score 25 receives a Manor serve. Consistent serve receive allowed Westwood to win back possession easily and keep a strong lead.

JV Orange Volleyball Shuts Down Manor Mustangs

Sabrina Kim, Reporter October 23, 2022

JV Orange volleyball coasted to a victory against the Manor Mustangs on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The first set closed at 25-10 and the second at 25-7, and throughout the whole game, the home team maintained a...

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Freshman Volleyball Claws Stony Point 2-0

Chloe Boyd, Dreamcatcher Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2022

The freshman volleyball team crushed Stony Point High School in their home game on Friday, Oct. 21, when going head-to-head with the Tigers. The first set was a whopping 25-20, with each team getting...

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Freshman Volleyball Destroys Manor Mustangs 2-0

Chloe Boyd, Dreamcatcher Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2022

The freshman volleyball team snatched the victory in their home game on Tuesday, Oct. 18, when grappling with the Manor Mustangs. The first set was a clear win of 25-16. The Warriors began with...

Hardly giving Manor a chance, Middle Blocker Trinity Woods 23 jumps up and defensively rejects Manors attack. Both Woods and Shepherd played intense defense as the night progressed

Varsity Volleyball Reigns in Win Against Manor Mustangs

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager October 20, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the varsity volleyball team played Manor High School. This was the last game before homecoming, and the team brought home yet another home win of 3-0. Tuesday’s game was also...

Anticipating Vandergrifts attack, Sahasra Mandalapu 25 and Terrin Score 23 prepare for a deep hit. The two kept light feet in the chance that the attack would swerve.

Varsity Volleyball Fundraises for Breast Cancer

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager October 14, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the varsity volleyball team played their annual Pink Out game. Although Westwood was not victorious, the team raised over $1000 in donations for breast cancer research through an auction...

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Freshman Volleyball Mauled by Round Rock Dragons 2-0

Chloe Boyd, Dreamcatcher Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2022

The freshman volleyball girls lost to the Dragons at their home game on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The first set ended with a score of 25-18, with the Dragons winning. There was a lot of energy on the court...

As the third set begins the team is extremely tense, but Team Captain, Lola Fernandez 23 still cheers on. Fernandez offered encouraging statements to all of the girls, and kept the team working throughout the set.

Varsity Volleyball Ends First Round of Districts With Loss Against Vandegrift

Hibah Ahmed, Instagram Account Manager October 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the varsity volleyball team played Vandegrift for the second round of their district season. With their undefeated streak of 7-0, the Lady Warriors gave the game their all, but...

As a ball soars over, libero Lola Fernandez 23 braces her passing platform. Despite Cedar Ridges consistent spikes, the home team defense kept the ball in play with digs and dives.

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Away Cedar Ridge in Four Set Game

Sabrina Kim, Reporter October 5, 2022

After a slow start, varsity volleyball pulled off a mid-game comeback, ultimately defeating the Cedar Ridge Rangers 3-1 on Friday, Sept. 30. Despite losing the first set, a combination of effective...

Freshman Volleyball vs Vandegrift 1/2 (Possible Cover)

Freshman Volleyball Bitten Alive by Vipers

Chloe Boyd, Dreamcatcher Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2022

The freshman volleyball team took the loss in their away game on Tuesday, Oct. 4, when grappling with the Vandegrift Vipers. The first set was a rough beginning, with Vandegrift winning 25-13. The Warriors...

Just after the team introductions wrapped up, the Lady Warriors run up to greet their opponents. The introductions to Faculty Night shortly followed.

JV White Volleyball Narrowly Loses Lead to Mavericks

Sage Clark, Yearbooker September 27, 2022

The JV white volleyball team played an intense neck-in-neck match this past Thursday, Sept. 20 against the McNeil Mavericks, which was ultimately decided by mere points in the last ten minutes of play-time....

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