The 5-foot-10 junior forward averaged 17.7 points in three playoff games last week to lead the Huskies to their first regional girls basketball championship. Golec scored 25 points and had five rebounds in a 63-48 semifinal upset of defending regional champion Joppatowne. She also had 13 points and eight rebounds in a 38-31 regional quarterfinal win over Edgewood and 14 points in a 61-58 championship victory over Kent Island. Golec averages 18.6 points per game for the 20-5 Huskies, who are riding a 12-game winning streak. A veteran of the Maryland Elite 17-and-under AAU team, she also plays volleyball at Patterson Mill and has a 3.97 GPA.
Others considered: Jamie Clark, Century, basketball; Jenna Collins, River Hill, basketball; Bri Jones, Aberdeen, basketball; Teira Pendleton, Poly, basketball; Michelle Wright, Dunbar, basketball.
Girls Athlete of the Week: Morgan Golec, Patterson Mill, basketball