High School sports

Girls Athlete of the Week: Shantrel Oliver, River Hill, basketball

River Hill basketball player Shantrel Oliver is the girls Athlete of the Week.

A transfer from Wilde Lake, Oliver made an immediate impact on the No. 6 Hawks, leading them in scoring with an average 17.2 points in their first six games, all wins. Oliver, a quick, versatile 5-foot-6 point guard, led the Hawks to two victories last week, including a 20-point effort in a 67-41 win over No. 11 Howard that left the Hawks the only unbeaten girls basketball team in Howard County. She also had three rebounds, four assists and four steals in that game. Oliver contributed 15 points, three steals and two assists to a 52-43 win over Oakland Mills.

Others considered: Maggie Marion, Mercy, basketball; Maggie Morrison, Archbishop Spalding, basketball; Devonne Richardson, Milford Mill, basketball