Stafford / So.
Lowery scored the Indians' lone goal in a Virginia AAA field hockey semifinal loss and, less than 24 hours later, bounced back from the disappointment of that defeat to win the individual state cross-country title in a personal-best 17:41. She won five invitationals this season, setting two course records along the way, and captured Commonwealth District and Northwest Region titles, all while maintaining a rigorous academic schedule as a Governor's School student.
Walter Johnson / Sr.
Was fourth at the Montgomery County championships and runner-up at the Maryland 4A meet.
Lake Braddock / So.
Was eighth at Foot Locker South (17:31) after finishing a close second at the Virginia AAA championships.
Herndon / Sr.
Concorde District champion finished fourth at the Virginia AAA meet and third at the Northern Region meet.
Edison / Sr.
Won the Glory Days Grill Invitational (18:28) before dominating the Virginia AAA National District championships.
O'Connell / Sr.
Won the WCAC title in a meet-record 19:52. Was runner-up at the Virginia Independent Schools championship.
Thomas Johnson / Sr.
Captured the Maryland 4A North title before placing third at states. Finished 14th at Nike Cross Nationals Southeast.
Whitman / Jr.
Was runner-up at Georgetown Prep Classic before capturing the Montgomery County, 4A West and 4A state titles.
The 11th-year coach patiently brought the Vikings along and, by season's end, had them believing they could be champions. They rewarded Hays with a postseason sweep when they captured the Montgomery County title, Maryland 4A West championship and the Bethesda school's first state title since 1992.
|Camille Bouvet||Walter Johnson||Sr.|
|Shaina Manuel||Colonial Forge||Jr.|
|Natalie Young||Forest Park||Jr.|
Isabel Amend, Washington-Lee, Jr.; Charde Barnes, Bowie, So.; Emily Blagg, O'Connell, Jr.; Grace Carr, Georgetown Visitation, Jr.; Nicole Carter, Battlefield, So.; Hannah Christen, Lake Braddock, Fr.; Jodie Clouser, Severna Park, Jr.; Stephanie Crane, Broadneck, Sr.; Mackenzie Davis, Mountain View, Jr.; Julia Estrada, George Mason, So.; Ava Farrell, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Jr.; Alyse Gibson, Reservoir, Sr.; Bailey Kolonich, Lee, Fr.; Jessica Miles, Langley, So.; Lilly Moore, Colonial Forge, So.; Michelle Nelson, Severna Park, Jr.; Devin Nihill, O'Connell, So.; Emma Nowak, Osbourn, So.; Eronmwon Oviasogie, H.D. Woodson, Sr.; Morgan Price, Brentsville, Sr.; Kathryn Scully, Holton-Arms, Sr.; Anna Stone, Madison, So.; Sarah Jane Underwood, West Potomac, Jr.; Rachel Yep, Mount Hebron, So.; Leanne Young, River Hill, Jr.
Team selected by The Post's Carl Little | Photos by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post