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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

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, Photographer 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...

Stealing the ball Zach Engels 22’ blows past Round Rock players and dunks. This was during the second quarter when Round Rock started to close in on the Warriors lead.

Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers the Dragons 69-60, Inching Closer to District Championship

Indiana McBrearty, Journalism 1 February 1, 2022

Westwood varsity boys basketball (8-1) knocked off the Round Rock Dragons (7-2) at Round Rock High, on Jan. 28, 69-60. The entire game was tight, until the Warriors prevailed in the final few minutes....

Team Captain Zach Engels 22 makes a layup on a fast break, leaving the Vipers behind.

Varsity Boys Basketball Strikes Down Vandegrift 65-38

Mallory Milner, Reporter January 21, 2022

On Friday, Jan. 14, the varsity basketball boys triumphed 65-38 in an exciting match against the Vandegrift Vipers, bringing their already impressive record to 22-3.  Despite losing the tip off,...

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...

Zach Engels (22) keeps the ball away from a member of Del Valley. He looks around for a teammate to pass to or an opening to rush the basket.

Varsity Boys Basketball Conquers Cedar Park 67-55

Josh Shippen, Reporter November 29, 2021

On Wednesday, Nov. 23, the boys varsity basketball team defeated Cedar Park 67-55, proving that the Warriors have many things to be excited about moving forward into the season.  The first quarter...

Latham Robinson 18 gets ready to start a play while on offense against Dekaney in the second quarter.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls to Spring Dekaney in Second Round Playoffs 70-52

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor February 24, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 23, the varsity boys’ basketball team went up against the number four team in the state for their second round of playoffs, the Spring Dekaney Wildcats. Although the Warriors lost,...

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,...

Zach Shrull 19 waits for an opening in the defense to get to the basket.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Stony Point 53-38

Kate Connors, Social Media Director January 10, 2018

On Jan. 9th, the first day back from winter break, the Warriors (2-1) took on the Stony Point Tigers (0-4) on their home court. The crowd included fans of all ages including the Grisham and Canyon...

Daniel Victor 18 dodges the arm of a Hays player to make a layup.

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Conquers the Hays Rebels 59-49

Kate Connors, Social Media Director December 5, 2017

The Westwood Warriors (7-3)  faced off with the Hays Rebels (5-4) on Tuesday, Dec 5th. With the Field House crowded with parents and students who displayed cut out heads of the varsity players, the...

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