The Westlake Warriors finished their magical march to a perfect 14-0 season by winning the CIF Southern Section Northern Division Championship in a 14-10 come from behind win over the Moorpark Musketeers, now a seemingly perennial CIF Finals bridesmaid. With heart, determination & grit that defied the stereotypes that many a naysayer tried to hang […]
The Westlake Warriors beat the St. Bonaventure Seraphs 17-7 in CIF Southern Section Northern Division Semi-Final Game. In an epic match up between two offensive powerhouses, no one predicted a defensive battle of the ages. At times it felt like classic heavyweight boxing slug fest between two champions that may end up in a decision […]
The Marmonte League Champion Westlake Warriors traveled to Oxnard on ‘Black Friday’ greeted by bitter cold winds gusting to 50 mph. Despite the the climate being perfect ‘Viking’ weather, the Westlake Warriors arrowheads pierced the cold with ease and unceremoniously ended the Hueneme Vikings Cinderella season 54-24 in CIF Quarterfinals Game, extending […]
In another fireworks show filled with explosive offensive plays, the Westlake Warriors beat the visiting Ventura Cougers 49-27 for their 11th straight victory in the first round of the CIF SS Northern Division Playoffs. The Ventura Cougars came to play, however and began the contest by recovering an onside kick and driving down into Westlake […]
Champions! Westlake Warriors beat Moorpark Musketeers 38-14 to finish season 10-0 and win the Marmonte League Crown
The Westlake Warriors grabbed for the brass ring and took the Marmonte League title from the Moorpark Musketeers en route to a perfect 10-0 regular season record. At home in front a capacity crowd of nearly 7,200 spectators the ‘underdog’ Warriors dominated from start to finish with an explosive offense that lit up field like […]
11-7-09: In a scene reminiscent of the one once seen on Tom Sawyers Island at Disneyland, you know; the one where the Warriors raid the Pioneer camp and leave the cabin riddled with arrows and burning to the ground…That was what it felt like to watch as Westlake High School Football team traveled to Simi Valleys’ brand […]
11-2-2009: MaxPreps.com has the undefeated Westlake Warriors (8-0 overall, 5-0 league) ranked #15 in California, just ahead of St. Bonaventure #16, and behind Oaks Christian #9 and Westlake’s Marmonte League Co-Leader Moorpark #8. Interestingly, the Ventura County Star ranks the Westlake Warriors #4 behind the three other area teams mentioned here. Most importantly, the Warriors must first […]
A band of wild Westlake Warrior football players and their coaching staff found their way to the Simi highlands and took some names while stampeding to a 38-0 victory over a Royal High School Football team that was unwilling to roll over, but eventually did. Tavior Mowry helped lead the stampede, gaining 112 yards on 17 carries behind […]
The Westlake Warriors overcame adversity to win the game in their toughest test this season against a talented and energized Newbury Park Panther Team playing on their home field. The Warriors stay unbeaten, improve their record to 7-0 and stay in 1st place in the Marmonte Leaque. It was a great football game to watch […]
In an action packed Homecoming night game at Warrior Stadium filled with adoring fans (and methaphors), the Westlake Warriors crushed the Calabasas Coyotes 51-6. Referencing the fireworks on and off the field, Ventura County Star Correspondent Lance O’Fallon recounts the game in his post on VCS Preps:
In a game that bore no resemblance to close contests of previous years between these two teams, the Warriors began scoring early and often to run up the score 34-0 at the half. While the fans of the Warrior Nation have become accustomed to the explosive and mutipronged offense led by a dominating offensive line, […]
Attention Warrior Families:
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The first Marmonte league game of the season against the archrival Thousand Oaks Lancers proved to be the toughest contest for the Westlake Warriors so far this season. The Warriors, back in their home stadium after two weeks on the road, to a “standing room only” crowd prevailed with an impressive combination of […]
On the day after Westlake High School hosted it’s first outdoor pep rally that drew a crowd of hundreds from the highly energized Warrior Nation, including a surprise visit from several notable Warrior Football Alumni from years past….
Attention All Westlake Warrior Students, Parents, Family, Fans, Sponsors, Cheerleaders, Band members, Boosters, Coaches, Players and Alumni that make up “The Tribe”, aka the “Warrior Nation” and the “Orange & Blue”. All are invited for a spirit filled evening including Food, Drink, Fun & Frivolity sponsored by Westlake High School School. Featuring entertainment provided by the award winning Westlake High […]
In another impressive offensive show, the Westlake Warriors finished their preseason at College of the Canyons with a well played team victory against Hart High School from the Foothill League.
Read more about the game at the VC Star link :
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As found online: In the Daily News FRIDAY NIGHT REWIND:
7. Westlake (2-0)
“After defeating Saugus, Warriors to return
to Santa Clarita for showdown vs. Hart.”
Also, the upcoming Westlake vs Hart game was named in the Daily News as a Week 3 “Big Game”:
HART (2-1) vs. WESTLAKE (2-0)
7:30 p.m. at College of […]
In an explosive offensive show, the Westlake Warriors easily defeated the Saugus Centurions 42-20 at College of the Canyons Stadium in Santa Clarita, CA Thursday evening September 17, 2009.
Read about the game at the Ventura County Star: http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2009/sep/18/isham-helps-to-power-westlake-over-saugus/
On Friday September 4th, Coach Benkert’s Varsity Warriors Football team dominated the visiting Paso Robles Bearcats in the first half and then marched right on to win their first game of the 2009 season.
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Former Westlake Warrior Linebacker Ryan Castro (2nd from top of stairs) returns to Iraq for 2nd tour of duty. Ryan Castro is a son of Hector Castro, Westlake High School Football Booster President.
Photo courtesy of the US Army.
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All Warrior teams began “2 a day” practices last week. So, with most Westlake football families back in town from summer vacations and school about to begin, we cast some of our our digital memories of the recent summer 2009 onto the website to see where the Warriors have been before looking […]
Showing promise as a tight knit unit, the Warrior Linemen battled successfully against teams from Ventura County and beyond in several “Hogs” competitions over the summer season. These were done concurrently with the 7 on 7 “passing league” games. Although not a perfect predictor of success in the upcoming 2009 season, the team unity and […]
In what has become an annual summer ritual, on June 16, 2009 over 50 freshman football families gathered in the Westlake High School gymnasium to hear from Head Coach Jim Benkert about what […]
In a generous display of local hospitality, several Warrior families recently hosted a group of football players visiting Westlake Village from Santa Maria who were here participating in a 7 on 7 Passing Tournament […]
The summer “‘7 on 7” season is a time of testing out the raw athletic skills of a wide range of players in a competitive but more casual circumstances than under the ‘Friday night lights’ for quickness, agility and speed coupled with passing and catching on the offensive side. On the defensive side […]