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Girls Athlete of the Week // Shaquilla Curtis, Archbishop Spalding, basketball

The junior led the Cavaliers to two wins last week, including a 53-46 upset of Holy Cross. She had nine points, eight rebounds, four assists and five steals, and also excelled on defense, holding Holy Cross' Akilah Bethel to six points. In a 77-67 loss to St. John's-D.C., she scored a career-high 21 points and had eight rebounds and seven steals. The 5-foot-9 forward also had seven points and eight rebounds in a 69-25 win over St. Mary's. A first-team All-Anne Arundel County selection last season, Curtis played Amateur Athletic Union ball for the Maryland Shooting Stars. She has averaged 12.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.6 steals this season.

Others considered: Daisy Alaeze, Roland Park, basketball; Brya Freeland, Archbishop Spalding, basketball; Jannah Tucker, Western, basketball

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