11 Sir Washington
11 Sir Washington
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
High School: Clark HS '13
Position: G
Experience: HS

Jim Hayford on Washington: “Sir is a quality young man and a dynamic player. Sir will fit in well with our other young players to give us a foundation of five-year players in our program. This year he will concentrate on academic success and building physical strength.”

2013-14: Is expected to redshirt.

HS: Graduated from Clark HS in 2013. As a senior, Washington led Clark to a 29-3 record overall and 10-0 mark in the I-A Southern Sunset League standings. He was the MVP of the league as he helped the school go on a 22-game winning streak. The Chargers lost 59-57 to Desert Pines in the championship game of the NIAA Division I-A Tournament after beating Elko 45-40 in the semifinals. Washington averaged 14.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game, while making 43 percent of his shots from the floor (25-of-101 3-pointers) and 59 percent of his free throws. He scored 20 points or more in five games, including a season-high 28 in a loss to Centennnial (12/8/12) when he made 11-of-18 shots from the floor with four treys. He had three double-figure rebounding performances with a season-high of 11, and he had season highs of five assists and four steals in four games each. Washington was also an All-Sunset selection as a junior, averaging 14.5 points, five rebounds and four assists in the 2011-12 season for Clark. He helped the Chargers finish 23-5 and place second in the Southwest League behind eventual State 4A Champion Bishop Gorman. Clark ended the season with a 70-64 loss to Palo Verde in the Nevada Boys State Basketball Playoffs (4A Sunset Region). One of Washington’s teammates at Clark was his cousin Kentrell Washington, who signed with Hofstra but is no longer on the team. They helped the Chargers reach the Sunset Region playoffs for the first time since 2006, improving by 15 wins in the 2012-13 season from an 8-14 finish the year before. Sir and Kentrell played previously for Western High School, helping their team to state playoff appearances both years. Western was 21-8 in the 2010-11 season and 17-9 the year before. Sir averaged 13.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.6 steals per game as a sophomore, and 10.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals as a freshman. Sir also played AAU basketball for the Las Vegas Prospects.

Personal: Born 6/17/95 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is considering majoring in business at EWU. His parents are Melvin and Sharon Washington. His cousin Kentrell Washington was his high school teammate and signed a letter of intent with Hofstra, but is no longer on the team.

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