Varsity basketball falls to Allen in State semifinal

Aro Majumder, Lead Sports Writer

March 10, 2018

Out-coached, out-worked, out-played. Those aren’t phrases Westlake fans have been very familiar with this season as the team went 36-3 en route to the first State final four in school history. With the No. 1 team in Texa...

Varsity basketball State semifinal preview

Aro Majumder, Lead Sports Writer

March 9, 2018

No. 2 Westlake and No. 10 Allen meet in the State semifinals tonight at 8:30 p.m. in an unexpected clash after the latter beat No. 1 Guyer last weekend in their regional final matchup. The Chaps won’t get a chance at redempt...

Varsity basketball wins thriller at San Marcos to move on to Regional Semifinal

Aro Majumder, Lead Sports Writer

February 28, 2018

In what Wagner head coach Rodney Clark called a “brain fart,” his team allowed nine seconds to run off the clock after a Westlake inbounds pass with 11 seconds left in the game, before finally committing an off-ball foul to ...

Fourth quarter scoring explosion by senior Matthew Mayer fuels boys varsity basketball win over Judson in Area

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

February 23, 2018

With starting guard senior Keonte Kennedy sidelined with an ankle injury, Westlake faced a situation they’ve dealt with only a handful of times this year — trailing going into the fourth quarter. Judson’s constant full-co...

Boys varsity basketball shoots lights-out from three to beat Churchill in Bi-District round of playoffs

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

February 19, 2018

There wasn’t much Westlake, and especially senior Matthew Mayer, could do wrong offensively Monday night at New Braunfels High School, where they beat Churchill 92-70 in the Bi-District round of playoffs. Matthew scored ...

Girls varsity basketball beats Smithson Valley to move on to Regional Quarterfinal matchup against Judson

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

February 18, 2018

For a team with just three seniors, Westlake showed a lot of fortitude and composure in closing out a tight game at Marble Falls against Smithson Valley Friday night, 52-41. The win sets up a Regional Quarterfinal matchup against Ju...

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

January 24, 2018

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...

Staying perfect in District, varsity basketball demolishes Leander at home

Aro Majumder, Editor-in-chief

January 18, 2018

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. ...