WILLIAMSBURG -- Pen in hand, Richard Washington bowed his head Wednesday afternoon at Walsingham Academy to sign a national letter of intent to play basketball at Wake Forest before pausing to ask for the date.
“11-11,” Walsingham Academy athletic director Neil Bailey reminded him. “Signing Day.”
Washington, who transferred from Menchville High to Walsingham as a junior last year, is longtime Trojans coach Billy Barnes’ first player to commit to an Atlantic Coast Conference school.
A versatile 6-5 guard, Washington averaged 23.2 points, seven rebounds and two steals per game last season for Walsingham to land all-state honors from the...