High School Sports

All-Whatcom County Boys’ Cross Country capsules

RUNNER OF THE YEAR

KIRBY OVERMAN

School: Sehome

Year: Senior

What he did: Finished eighth at the Class 2A State Championships with a career-best run of 15 minutes, 49.82 seconds. ... Placed third at the 2A Northwest District Meet in 16:38.53. ... Finished third at the Northwest Conference Meet with a time of 16:02. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

FIRST TEAM

ROBERTO AGUILERA

School: Ferndale

Year: Junior

What he did: Finished 19th at the Class 3A State Championships with a career-best run of 15 minutes, 58.15 seconds. ... Placed sixth at the 3A Northwest District Meet in 16:41.39. ... Finished fourth at the Northwest Conference Meet with a time of 16:03. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

RILEY ALLSOP

School: Sehome

Year: Junior

What he did: Finished 17th at the Class 2A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 20.22 seconds. ... Did not run in the 2A Northwest District Meet. ... Placed sixth at the Northwest Conference Meet with a career-best time of 16:14. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

CADE BROWN

School: Bellingham

Year: Freshman

What he did: Finished 40th at the Class 2A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 38.97 seconds. ... Placed eighth at the 2A Northwest District Meet in 17:07.35. ... Finished 14th at the Northwest Conference Meet with a career-best time of 16:33. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

SAM GILLMAN

School: Sehome

Year: Junior

What he did: Finished 19th at the Class 2A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 22.79 seconds. ... Placed sixth at the 2A Northwest District Meet with a time of 16:57.72. ... Finished eighth at the Northwest Conference Meet with a career-best time of 16:22. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

COLTON JOHNSEN

School: Sehome

Year: Junior

What he did: Finished 15th at the Class 2A State Championships with a career-best run of 16 minutes, 16.77 seconds. ... Placed ninth at the 2A Northwest District Meet with a time of 17:10.78. ... Finished 13th at the Northwest Conference Meet with a time of 16:31. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

BRYCE JOHNSON

School: Sehome

Year: Sophomore

What he did: Finished 33rd at the Class 2A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 33.13 seconds. ... Placed fourth at the 2A Northwest District meet with a time of 17:42.73. ... Finished 10th at the Northwest Conference Meet with a career-best time of 16:23. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

PATRICK LISOSKY

School: Sehome

Year: Senior

What he did: Finished 42nd at the Class 2A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 41.00 seconds. ... Placed 13th at the 2A Northwest District District Meet with a time of 17:17.98. ... Finished 11th at the Northwest Conference Meet with a career-best time of 16:28. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

COLLIN MAGNUSSON

School: Meridian

Year: Senior

What he did: Finished seventh at the Class 1A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 16.16 seconds. ... Placed third at the 1A Bi-District Meet with a time of 16:39.33. ... Won a Northwest Conference Meet title with a career-best time of 15:39. ... Helped Meridian place fifth at state with 166 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

BEN STALHEIM

School: Sehome

Year: Senior

What he did: Finished 21st at the Class 2A State Championships with a run of 16 minutes, 23.83 seconds. ... Placed seventh at the 2A Northwest District Meet with a time of 17:02.81. ... Finished seventh at the Northwest Conference Meet with a career-best time of 16:20. ... Led the Mariners to a 2A team state title with 52 points. ... A first-team all-NWC selection.

COACH OF THE YEAR

KEVIN RYAN

School: Sehome

What he did: Guided the Sehome boys’ and girls’ cross country teams to Class 2A State titles with the boys scoring 52 points and the girls 50. ... Trained first-team all-NWC selections Kirby Overman, Riley Allsop, Sam Gillman, Ben Stalheim, Colton Johnson, Bryce Johnson and Patrick Lisosky and second-team selections Tyler Caseria and Matt Karcher. ... Led Sehome to a 2A Northwest District title with 38 points and an NWC title with 34 points.

HONORABLE MENTION

Tyler CaseriaSehome

Derek HolzMeridian

Matt KarcherSehome

Josh LingbloomLynden Christian

Zane MarkosianSehome

Parker MorrisBlaine

Derek MorrowMeridian

Jesse PhanMount Baker

Chais SugdenSqualicum

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