THE FEATHERDUSTER

Varsity basketball survives Lake Travis, draws closer to clinching District

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 31, 2018

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Up by just three points and the crowd the loudest it’s been all night, senior Matthew Mayer stepped up to the foul line with 14 seconds left and a chance to ice the game. “I was honestly just praying that I was going to make those fr...

Varsity basketball rolling in District, thump Vandegrift to move to 7-0

January 24, 2018

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University of North Carolina head coach Roy Williams was treated to a great matchup between Texas’ No. 2 player in the 2019 class, Will Baker, and Texas’ No. 2 player in the 2020 class, Greg Brown III, as per TexasTop100.c...

Varsity soccer finishes Sood Memorial with loss

Jake La Barbiera, Adam Jasper, Sports Editors

January 22, 2018

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Head coach James Baker gave boys varsity soccer a stern talking to post-game. He emphasized that the players needed to love their teammates more and connect with them on and off the field after they dropped their final game i...

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 ...

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