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The boys cross country team placed all 7 runners in the top-12 to win the Region 4-AAAA Championship.

Will Reese, Drake Oakhill, and Hrydesh Patel were named to the 1st Team All-Region, and Gavin Frey, Justin Frediani, Jett Matre, and Arman Ramji were named to the 2nd Team. Hrydesh Patel, the team’s top finisher in a strong pack with only 28 seconds separating runners 1-5, led the boys to a 9th-place finish out of 32 teams in the AAAA State Championships. The team improved one spot from their 2017 season.

WA Boys Cross Country Team 2018-19
2018-19 WA Boys Cross Country Team

Rohan Agrawal11
Josh Armour9
Will Banks11
Seth Blanke11
Cass Bowers11
Michael Chapin11
Jack Couch12
Jack Dempsey9
Rush Forquer9
Justin Frediani9
Thomas Freer9
Gavin Frey11
Jackson Fryburger10
Brian Hart9
Christian Houston10
Dylan Hsu9
Stuart James11
Jack Jewell11
Ean Levine11
Jett Matre11
Drake Oakhill11
Hrydesh Patel12
Zayyen Patel11
Arman Ramji9
Will Reese11
Nick Stafford10

Since 2001, Coach Hamling’s teams have won 8 combined cross country region championships, 2 cross country state runner-up finishes and 2 individual state champions. In track and field Coach Hamling’s programs have combined for 13 region championships, 1 state championship (2014), 1 state runner-up and 11 individual state champions. Coach Hamling coached girls basketball at Woodward Academy from 1995-2001. The team won the state championships in 1996 and 1999.

Additional Coaches
  • Leslie Stewart
  • Michael Farry
  • Nicholas Widener
  • Pete Fritts
  • Sarah Millette