The 37th Annual Buddy LaRosa High School Sports Hall of Fame - Male MVP
Two-sport athlete Adolphus Washington is one of the most decorated athletes in Cincinnati high school sports' history, and he was also a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Year award last year as a junior. A football All-American, Adolphus' many honors included being named Ohio Div. III Defensive Player of the Year, Southwest Ohio Div. III Defensive Player of the Year and Cincinnati Div. III Player of the Year. He also played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. In basketball, Adolphus powered CMAC and Southwest Ohio District champion Taft with a 23.1 point average with 14.4 rebounds during the regular season. His junior year, he helped lead the Senators to the Ohio state championship, the school's first-ever state title, and he was named state tournament MVP. As he did in football, Adolphus won many honors in basketball, being named Gatorade Ohio Basketball Player of the Year, Ohio Div. II Co-Player of the Year, Ohio Div. II Defensive Player of the Year, Southwest Ohio Div. II Player of the Year and Cincinnati Div. II Player of the Year. One of the top recruits in the nation, Adolphus will continue his football career next season at the Ohio State University.