Girls Athlete of the Week // Simone Wise, Howard, basketball

March 08, 2011

The senior guard averaged 19 points and 4.3 steals last week in leading the Lions to their first regional championship in 15 years. She got the Lions off to a quick start with 18 of her 20 points in the first half of a 67-15 romp over Northeast and then scored 17 in a 44-28 win over Reservoir. In the Class 3A East regional final, she had 20 points and four assists in a 54-43 win over Centennial. She leads the Lions (20-5) with 10.6 point, and 4.4 assists for the season. A transfer from Hammond, Wise plays Amateur Athletic Union basketball for the Columbia Ravens. She has a 3.0 GPA and is looking to play in college.

Others considered: A'Lexus Harrison, Digital Harbor, basketball; Shakara Head, Joppatowne, basketball; Bri Jones, Aberdeen, basketball; Michelle Wright, Dunbar, basketball

A previous version of this article gave the wrong scoring total for Wise against Centennial. The Sun regrets the error.

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