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2016-2017 LAROSA'S MALE MVP OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Congratulations to our six male finalists for the 2016-2017 school year! The LaRosa's 2016-2017 high school male MVP of the Year will be named at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday, June 25, telecast live at 2 p.m. on CET. Since 1986, LaRosa's has named Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky's top high school male & male athletes of the year.
C.J. Fleming
C.J. Fleming
La Salle High School
Basketball

• Nominated For McDonalds Basketball All-American Game
• Second leading scorer in school history (1,458 points)
• Ohio Div. II Player of the Year
• Cincinnati Enquirer Div. II Player of the Year
• SWO District Div. II Player of the Year
• Bellarmine University
Grant House
Grant House
St. Xavier High School
Track & Field

• Swimming All-American
• USA Junior National Team
• National champion and USA Olympic Trials Qualifier
• Winningest swimmer in Ohio History
• 17 Ohio state swimming titles
• Arizona State University
Albert Kalala
Albert Kalala
Withrow High School
Track & Field, Basketball

• 2016 national champion high jump
• 2016 Ohio state champion high jump
• 2016 1st team all-city track & field
• 2017 Ohio state runner-up high jump
• 2017 basketball 1st team all-ECC
• University of Cincinnati
Jake Ohmer
Jake Ohmer
Scott High School
Basketball

• 2017 Runner-up Mr. Kentucky Basketball
• Basketball Jersey #2 retired by school
• Basketball school's all-time leading scorer, 2,705 points
• Holds numerous school records
• Also baseball all-star
• Western Kentucky University (Basketball)
Luke Waddell
Luke Waddell
Loveland High School
Baseball-Football

• Two-sport all-star in football & baseball
• Holds numerous school records in both sports
• Football school's all-time leading rusher
• Baseball school's all-time leading hits king
• Cincinnati.com GCSA Baseball Player of the Year
• Georgia Tech University (baseball)
Jarell White
Jarell White
La Salle High School
Football

• Record three straight Ohio Div. II football titles
• 2017 45 tackles, 2.5 sacks, INT for a TD
• 3-time 1st team all-GCL South
• 3-time Enquirer 1st team all-city
• 2nd team all-Ohio Div. II
• University of Cincinnati
Congratulations to our six male finalists for the 2016-2017 school year!

The LaRosa's 2016-2017 high school Male & Female MVPs of the Year will be named at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday, June 25, telecast live at 2 p.m. on CET. Since 1986, LaRosa's has named Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky's top high school male & female athletes of the year.

LaRosa's also congratulates former high school athletic and coaching greats and a legendary broadcaster who are the 2016 inductees into the Buddy LaRosa's High School Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Famers will be officially inducted at the June 25 banquet at CET. The six new HOF inductees are:

Angela Bizzarri, Mason High School, Class of 2006 Irv Goode, Boone County High School, Class of 1958 Dominick Goodman, Colerain High School, Class of 2005 Robert Hite, Winton Woods High School, Class 2002 Coach Donna Mechley, Turpin, St. Xavier, Mount Notre Dame 1993-2008 Sports Broadcaster John Popovich, WCPO-TV, Ch. 9