Athlete to Watch
Afolabi Aromire, C.H. Flowers, Sr.
Friday, March 25, 2005; Page D11
C.H. Flowers' Afolabi Aromire, right, is back to lead the Jaguars in his final year.
(Katherine Frey -- The Washington Post)
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Northwest quarterback Ike Whitaker completed 157 of 262 passes for a school-record 2,586 yards, with 28 TDs and only 10 INTs in leading the Jaguars to the Maryland 3A championship. He is The Post's Offensive Player of the Year.
North Stafford defensive lineman Cordarrow Thompson had 102 tackles, including 43 for a loss, and nine sacks in 13 games to lead the Wolverines' smothering defense. He is The Post's Defensive Player of the Year.
• All-League Teams
• Fall 2004 All-Mets
• All-Mets Since 1990
Aromire has overcome injuries that plagued the early part of his career and is in the midst of a dazzling senior season. He was a starting cornerback on the Jaguars' successful football team in the fall and he led the indoor track team to a state championship with two individual titles in the 300 and 500. He anchored the Jaguars' national-championship 4x400-relay team.