THE FEATHERDUSTER

Staying perfect in District, varsity basketball demolishes Leander at home

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 18, 2018

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Tuesday’s weather delay caused this game to be played on a Wednesday night, but that didn’t seem to affect varsity boys basketball as they scored 30 first quarter points en route to a 93-47 win at home against Leander. ...

Varsity basketball beat rival Lake Travis on the hardwood

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 9, 2018

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Size proved to be the difference in the hardwood version of the “Battle of the Lakes,” with 6-11 junior Will Baker and 6-7 senior Brock Cunningham combining for 39 points and 17 rebounds in a 65-51 Westlake win. When ...

Varsity basketball escapes with a win against German team Ehingen Urspring

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

December 30, 2017

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A little close for comfort near the end for Westlake, they still managed a double-digit win against Ehingen Urspring (Germany), 65-55. “You play a certain style for a bunch of games, and then all of a sudden, you have some gu...

Varsity basketball bounces back in win against Mount Si (WA)

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

December 29, 2017

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The rust seemed to have worn off from Thursday morning for Westlake as they dominated Mount Si in the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational consolation bracket quarterfinal the same night. A quick start saw the Chaps go up 12-4 just ...

Varsity basketball loses first game at Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

December 28, 2017

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Held to just six points in the final five minutes of the game and missing two clutch free throws, Catalina Foothills (AZ) still managed to top Westlake, 52-54, on the backs of 32 combined points by seniors Spencer Lewis and Sa...

Varsity basketball dispatches Vandegrift with fourth quarter run

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

December 23, 2017

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Vandegrift kept the game close for three quarters of the game, but a 13-2 run by Westlake stretching from the end of the third quarter to midway through the fourth quarter sealed the deal. “We were lackadaisical,” sophomore Greg ...

Varsity wrestling looks to continue success, despite setbacks

Jack McManus

December 22, 2017

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The loss of three-time State champion Jack Skudlarczyk, currently competing at the University of Northern Iowa, was a big one for varsity wrestling. “Jack was not only the most accomplished wrestler ever from Central Texas, b...

Varsity football ends season with disappointing loss to Cy-Fair

Jake LaBarbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

December 17, 2017

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The Chaps were driving down the field with force. A 26-yard pass to receiver senior Jake Ramos put Westlake in Cy-Fair territory as Westlake marched towards the end zone. A sack and an incomplete pass made it third-and-19 with under a ...

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