Recognized as the ‘Dunbar Kingpin’, ‘the spark’, and a ‘smooth passing southpaw’, Bobby was a strong team leader and competitor. His offensive punch and defensive leadership led the Bearcats to the 1963, 1964, and 1965 KHSAA State Tournaments. As a starter and player in 85 games, his scoring average was 18 points per game. Hall of Fame Coach S.T. Roach noted Washington as one of the finest guards ever to play at Dunbar, having the ability to shoot his famous jump shot from either hand. Receiving numerous awards, Bobby was also named to the Kentucky All-Stars and named to the 1965 Prep All-America basketball squad.