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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

Varsity Boys Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Concludes Season with Thrilling 55-52 Win

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 13, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team ended their season on a high note on Tuesday, Feb. 12, as the team downed the Cedar Ridge Raiders on their home court 55-52. Brandon Parks ‘20 led the Warriors...

Brandon Parks 20 defends his man as seniors Patrick Sladek and Ethan Brown help out.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Avenges Prior Loss to Stony Point, Prevails 55-39

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor February 10, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team traveled to Stony Point to take on their district foes on Friday, Feb. 8. The last time the two teams played, it ended in a heartbreaking loss for the Warriors on...

Christian Robinson 20 shoots against two Leander defenders.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Leander 58-51

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 7, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team defended their home court against the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Warriors’ strong offense kept them in the lead for the entire game. The first quarter...

Corey Levinson 19 gets past an opponent.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Suffers Defeat Against Vandegrift 65-50

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief February 2, 2019

With the crowd roaring throughout the game, the varsity boys’ basketball team took on the talented Vandegrift Vipers and eventually fell 65-50 on Friday, Feb. 1. Both teams came out firing on...

Patrick Sladek 19 runs up to the basket to shoot.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Puts On Defensive Clinic In 51-33 Win vs. Vista Ridge

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor January 19, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Jan. 18 in hopes of erasing the memory of their loss against Hendrickson earlier in the week.  On Faculty Night, the...

Brandon Parks 20 drives past a defender.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Defeated by Cedar Ridge 57-43

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief January 12, 2019

In a back and forth game of long runs, the varsity boys’ basketball team was eventually defeated 57-43 by the Cedar Ridge Raiders. Despite the lopsided score, the game on Friday, Jan. 12 was actually...

Corey Levinson 19 passes the ball to a teammate.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls to Stony Point 55-54

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor January 9, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team was unable to defeat Stony Point on Tuesday, Jan. 8, with a close score of 55-54. This was a crushing defeat for the Warriors, especially since the majority of the...

Brandon Parks 20 attempts to shoot over a defending Round Rock player in the Warriors game on Dec. 11.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls In Intense District Clash vs. McNeil 48-37

Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor December 15, 2018

The varsity boys’ basketball team looked to bounce back from Tuesday, Dec. 11’s loss at home against Round Rock as they traveled to face another district foe, the McNeil Mavericks. Facing a hostile...

Community Remembers Myles Hutcheson in 63-60 Varsity Boys Basketball Nail-Biter

Community Remembers Myles Hutcheson in 63-60 Varsity Boys’ Basketball Nail-Biter

Vikram Joshi, Horizon Editor in Chief December 8, 2018

Earlier in the week, Myles Hutcheson ‘20, one of the players on the Vista Ridge boys’ basketball team, passed away in a car crash. During the game on Friday, Dec. 7, many people remembered him...

Latham Robinson 18 drives the ball down the court.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Advances to Second Round Playoffs Defeating Bulldogs 63-55

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 21, 2018

On Tuesday night, the Warriors stained the Rangers court, taming the Bowie Bulldogs 63-55. The Warriors came out and proved strength that will be seen again on Friday. “This game was intense...

Latham Robinson 18 shoots a free throw.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Conquers Raiders 68-61 Advancing to Playoffs

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 15, 2018

Facing off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders for the second time in district, the varsity boys’ basketball team defeated the Raiders 68-61, advancing to first round playoffs for the first time since...

Jacob Hines 18 protects the ball from a defender before starting the next play.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Slays the Dragons 46-41

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 7, 2018

Finalizing their victory over the Round Rock Dragons (6-4) in two close wins, the Warriors (5-5) validated their strength on Tues. Feb. 6. The Warriors are currently ranked number four in district,...

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