Multiple Teams · WESTYS 2016


The first ever WESTYS Athletic Awards night took place on Wednesday evening at the Westwood High Auditorium. It was a night that recognized our student-athletes in their accomplishments on the competition field/court as well as their academic accomplishments during their sports seasons. The athletes arrived in limousines and entered the the gym atrium by walking the red carpet. Once entering the atrium lobby they were interviewed by the student broadcast team as well as some local media. There were many awards given and lots of student-athletes recognized for their accomplishments. Listed below are the award winners for each category. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners.

Best Female Single Game Performance:

Jaida Carter–36 kills vs Ridge View (broke school record for most kills in a game)

Best Male Single Game Performance:

Rudy Mitchell 475 yards rushing (school record); 4 TD’s vs Blythewood

Female Play Of the Year:

Unique Drake– Game Winning Lay-up at Wade Hampton 

Male Play Of the Year:

Rudy Mitchell TD run vs Blythewood

Female Newcomer of the Year:

Unique Drake (9th)–started at PG entire season, led team in scoring, All-Region as a Freshmen 

Male Newcomer of the Year:

Boys Golf–Kendall Wallace (9) led the Boys Golf Team as the #1 player on the team as a Freshmen

Female Team of the Year:

Girls Basketball (19-6), Heathwood Invitational Champs, Charleston Classic 3rd Place, Playoff Qualifier

Male Team of the Year:

Wrestling- (24-5) Back to Back Region Champs, Elite 8 of State Playoffs

Female Highest GPA of the Year:  

Anna Bramlette

Male Highest GPA of the Year:

Kaden Briggs

Female Redhawk Award (student with high morals, serves in community, school participation:

 Alaina Smith      

Male Redhawk Award (student with high morals, serves in community, school participation:

Nick Hooks

Female Athlete of the Year:

Diamond Rush

Male Athlete of the Year:

Evan Carrigan 

Coach of the Year:

Ashley Powell

Assistant Coach of the Year:

Tonja Eaddy