The boys soccer team finished the season with a run to the state quarterfinals, narrowly losing to state finalist and eventual runner-up Chestatee High School (19-2-0).
The War Eagles finished with a 16-4-1 record for the season, with notable victories against St. Pius, Lovett, Alexander, Chamblee, Riverwood, Starrs Mill, Marist, and Whitewater. Woodward held the No. 1 state ranking for two consecutive weeks and was never ranked below 4th in 4A state rankings for the entire season. Six players made the All-Region team: Charles Borchers, Arik Duncan, Tej Munshi, Will Gamson, Nick Mair, and Jide Awoju. The War Eagles were recognized for post season honors, which included five players (Borchers, Duncan, Munshi, Mair, and Awoju) being selected for the State First-Team DiVarsity All-Star Game Roster. For the team’s successes, Coach Matt Holmes was selected as the State First-Team Di-Varsity All-Star Game Head Coach. The team, with no seniors on the roster, was led by a talented group of juniors and sophomores, which signals a bright future for the soccer program.
2017-18 WA Varsity Boys Soccer Team