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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Gabriella Garcia 19 hits the ball.

Varsity Softball Suffers 13-2 Loss to Cedar Ridge on Senior Night

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor April 21, 2019

The varsity softball team squared off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders for their Senior Night game on Thursday, April 18. Before the first pitch was thrown, the Warriors honored seniors Alyssa Popelka,...

Elizabeth Joyner 22 pitches the ball to her opponents.

Varsity Softball Shuts Out McNeil Mavericks 16-0

By Sathvik Allala, Marketing Director April 3, 2019

In the much anticipated night, the varsity girls’ softball team triumphed over the McNeil Mavericks on Tuesday, April 2 with a score of 16-0. In addition to the weeks of preparation and effort implemented...

Gabby Garcia 19 makes a swing for it.

Varsity Softball Burned by Dragons 7-4

By Alex Reece, Reporter April 15, 2018

Despite a hard-fought game, the Lady Warriors lost to the Round Rock Dragons 7-4 in their ten-inning battle on Friday, April 13. With only two games left in the season, the Lady Warriors will now have...

Gabriella Garcia 19 catches the ball.

Varsity Softball Crushes Pflugerville Panthers 16-6

By Alex Reece, Reporter March 21, 2018

The varsity softball team started off their week with an impressive win on Tuesday, March 20 against the Pflugerville Panthers, defeating them 16-6 after a hard fought five inning game. Despite the...

Gabby Garcia 19 hits a single.

Varsity Softball Demolishes Mavericks 11-0

By Nicolle Duvall, Reporter March 11, 2018

The Lady Warriors are now 1-1 for districts after defeating the McNeil Mavericks 11-0 on Friday, March 9. Students and parents were left overwhelmed by the team’s performance that night. Their defense...

Gabby Garcia 19 makes it safe at second.

Varsity Softball Falls to Cedar Ridge

By Nicolle Duvall, Reporter April 28, 2017

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...

Haley Popelka 18  prepares to strike the ball.

Varsity Softball Falls to Pflugerville on Senior Night

By Jena Hawks April 24, 2017

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...

Haley Popelka 18 pitches the ball to opposing batter.  Photo credit to Erin Lee.

Varsity Softball Narrowly Defeats Stony Point 2-1

By Chelsea Terranova, Photo Editor April 18, 2017

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...

In an attempt to get back to 3rd base safely, Lizzie Taylor 18 makes a quick pivot turn and runs away from the live ball.

Varsity Softball Narrowly Defeats McNeil 7-6

By Nicolle Duvall, Reporter March 15, 2017

The varsity softball team stepped out on the field on Friday, March 10 in a victorious 7-6 game. In honor of Future Warriors night, young girls were welcomed onto the field and recognized by the team...

Charese Wyatt 17 strikes the ball and sends her team members home.

Varsity Softball Dominates Florence 13-7

By Nicolle Duvall, Reporter March 9, 2017

With high spirits and a district championship in mind, the Lady Warriors came up against Florence High School on Friday, March 1 with a big win of 13-7. The Buffaloes had a 0-2 advantage in the...

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