This week’s best high school games

April 17, 2013 

Track and Field

Henry Woodward Invitational

SaturdayApril 20, at Heathwood Hall

This annual meet showcases SCISA’s top teams two weeks before the league championship meet.

The Highlanders host this meet for boys and girls, featuring teams from Cardinal Newman, Hammond, Ben Lippen and a dozen other SCISA programs, along with SCHSL’s Westwood.

It is among the final outings for Gabe Brandner, the Highlanders’ leading thrower, and Ben Lippen jumper Tyler Renew. Heathwood’s girls are led by junior distance runner Sydney Grice.

Girls soccer

Dreher vs. Camden

TuesdayApril 23, 7 p.m., at Camden

The Blue Devils (12-4) travel to Camden (10-5) in a tie for second in Region 5-3A. Camden can climb into that race with a win. The Bulldogs notched a 2-1 win against Dreher in their March 15 meeting.

Dreher has won four in a row; Camden is recovering from a 3-1 loss against A.C. Flora.

Boys soccer

Lexington vs. Blythewood

WednesdayApril 24, 7:15 p.m., at Blythewood

After a four-game winless stretch, Lexington (11-6-1) bounced back with a 3-2 win against South Aiken on Tuesday. In this non-region match-up, the Wildcats face a tough Blythewood squad (8-6).

At 4-3, Lexington is sitting in fourth place in Region 5-4A; Blythewood, 5-2, is in third in Region 4-4A.

Baseball

Blythewood vs. Ridge View

FridayApril 19, 6:30 p.m., at Ridge View

The streaking Bengals close the regular season with this Region 4-4A rematch. Blythewood defeated Ridge View 3-1 in their March 22 meeting.

The Blazers were 9-11 heading into their Wednesday game against Westwood. Blythewood was 19-3 before hosting Brookland-Cayce on Wednesday.

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