Boy Athlete of the Week (Jan. 9): Keith Bolden, Edmondson, basketball

The senior point guard has been instrumental in the Red Storm’s 8-1 start this season, including two wins last week.

Bolden, a three-year varsity player and two-year starter, opened the week Friday with a 19-point, five-assist performance in a 60-53 win over City in Baltimore City league play.

In a 64-55 win over Gerstell Academy at Saturday’s Baltimore Hoops Festival, he scored 26 points — including a 3-pointer in the Red Storm’s pivotal run in the fourth quarter — while adding six assists.

This season, Bolden is averaging 22 points, seven assists and two steals per game in addition to his leadership.

Others considered: Brandon Held, Marriotts Ridge, basketball; Marvin Price, Patterson, basketball; Cameron Spencer, Boys’ Latin, basketball

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