Girls Athlete of the Week: Daisy Alaeze, Roland Park, basketball

December 21, 2010|By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun

The junior averaged 20 points and eight rebounds last week, highlighted by a 30-point effort in a loss to No. 2 Seton Keough, and a 23-point effort in a tough road win at St. Catherine's in Virginia. A 5-foot-10 guard, Alaeze scored three-quarters of the No. 9 Reds' points in the 53-40 loss to Seton Keough. She also had 15 points in a 49-32 loss to St. Vincent Pallotti. Against St. Catherine's she hit eight of 11 free-throws down the stretch to assure a 53-48 win. She also had 14 points in playing only the first half of a 42-18 win over Walsingham, Va. Alaeze, who also plays soccer for the Reds, contributed three steals and 2.5 assists per game.

Others considered: Meghan Heneghan, River Hill, track; Alisia Mosley, Owings Mills, basketball; Maggie Rampolla, Maryvale, track.

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