DeSales High School football player Alex Washington will play for the U.S. Naval Academy.

DeSales High School football player Alex Washington will play for the U.S. Naval Academy.

Washington is a 6-foot-2, 290-pound senior who was a two-year starter on the defensive line for the Stallions. He made special mention all-district in Division III last fall. DeSales finished 7-4 and made its state-best 18th consecutive playoff berth.

Washington will join former Stallions defensive end Josh Dowling-Fitzpatrick with the Midshipmen, who went 5-7 last fall. Hartley graduate Geoffrey Whiteside also was listed on Navy's roster last fall.