Athletes of the Week: 2011-12
The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Coaches may call 410-332-6801 to nominate athletes. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide a number where they can be reached Sunday night. You can also email your nominations to email@example.com. For previous athlete of the week honorees, click here.
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Dionna White, Milford Mill, basketball( Baltimore Sun photo by Amy Davis / December 20, 2011 )
The combo guard made a superb debut last week in leading the Millers to wins in their first three games of the season, averaging 21.3 points, eight steals, 7.3 rebounds and five assists. The 5-foot-8 freshman led the Millers (3-0) to a season-opening 77-48 win over Bladensburg in the Gerald Moore Jr. Classic with 27 points, five rebounds and four steals. In a 68-37 win over Southern-AA, White came close to a quadruple double with 19 points, 10 steals, nine rebounds and nine assists. In a 58-36 win over Owings Mills, she had 18 points, 10 steals and eight rebounds. White is a veteran of the Adidas-Maryland AAU program and has a 3.5 GPA.
Others considered: Danielle Edwards, McDonogh, basketball; Kelly McCormick, Liberty, basketball; Tiffany Padgett, St. Vincent Pallotti, basketball