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Henry Chuo 23 reaches for a layup, moving past Stony Point defense. Chuo attempted this layup in the last play of the game.

Varsity Boys Basketball Finishes District Strong Against Vandegrift

Indy McBrearty, Reporter February 20, 2023

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the varsity boys’ basketball team faced off against district rival Vandegrift. Both teams had already qualified for a playoff spot, but this game determined placement and who they...

Grant Means ‘23 jumps for a point, making it past Vista Ridges defense.

Varsity Boys Basketball Loses Grip Against Dragons 57-40

Ellen Chuo, Photo Editor January 30, 2023

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the varsity boys basketball team lost 57-40 to the Round Rock Dragons. The game stayed relatively close throughout the first half, but the Warriors lost their grip on their defense...

Thomas Burke ‘25 goes up for a layup with Round Rock defense chasing close behind. The Warriors were able to make a fast break and get the ball to Burke to make the layup.

Varsity Boys Basketball Suffers Loss Against Round Rock 

Ellen Chuo, Photo Editor January 9, 2023

On Friday, Dec. 16, the varsity boys' basketball team lost to Round Rock 41-40 after a three-point shot by Round Rock's Rohit Sanivarapu '23 with only seven seconds left on the clock. The Warriors...

Moving up the court, Gabe Parr 23, passes Andersons players to get to the basket. Parr led the scoreboard with 13 points at the end of the game.

Varsity Boys Basketball Starts Season Out Strong

Indy McBrearty, Reporter December 6, 2022

The varsity boys' basketball team has played six games this season. They have a solid record of 4-2, not including tournament games. The team has picked up big wins against teams like Anderson and Brentwood...

Moving down the court, Henry Chuo ‘23 looks for an opening to get to the net. “We were most focused on trying to stack as many stops as we could and creating something on offense so we could get ourselves back in the game,” Chuo said.

Varsity Boys Basketball Fall to Cedar Ridge 44-37

Ellen Chuo, Photo Editor February 14, 2022

Westwood varsity boys basketball played against Cedar Ridge on Friday, Feb. 11, and lost 44-37. “We could have played much better in the first half,” Henry Chuo ‘23 said. “We had a horrible...

With an opposing player trailing almost immediately behind him, Gabe Parr ‘23 runs across the gym in order to pass the ball along to his teammates. This was during the third quarter, where the Warriors achieved their highest lead. “Stony Point has some really good scores and they’re really athletic,” Parr said, “and we played an amazing defense, just to keep them low scoring.”

Varsity Boys Basketball Tops Stony Point 66-54

Gayu Lakshmanan, Heritage Portraits Editor January 14, 2022

On Wednesday January 12th, the varsity boys basketball team played against Stony Point. Proving their capability with a constant lead, the Warriors pulled through with a winning 66-54. The first...

Scouting his opponents, Henry Chuo ‘23 dribbles toward the net to take a shot. Throughout the game, Chuo played a key role in stealing the ball and shooting, helping the team win 51-32. “We didn’t shoot well till the end, so it was good we started shooting well and playing defense. It’s what helped us build our lead,” said Chuo.

Varsity Boys Basketball triumphs over Vista Ridge 51-32

Phoebe Taber, Heritage Photo Editor January 13, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the boys varsity basketball team defeated Vista Ridge 51-32 in a home game, continuing the team's overall victorious tradition this season. The team will next play the Vandegrift Vipers...

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