Keith Holtman, Eastern Tech
STATS -- The 6-foot-9 sophomore can be a distruptive force for the Mavericks, contributing two blocks, five rebounds and three points per game for the Baltimore County 2A-1A contenders. Only a third-year basketball player, Holtman sparked last year's junior varsity squad to a runner-up finish to Randallstown, losing the title game at the buzzer.
SIDELINES -- Holtman was a recreation league pitcher until he was 12, when he completed a two-year, 6-inch growth spurt that made him 6-8. "That's when people told me I should start playing basketball," Holtman, 15, said. His favorite subjects are geometry and earth/space science, courses in which he earned an "A" and "B," respectively, on his last report card. Holtman also plays bass guitar.