The 5-foot-10 junior guard led the Polar Bears to an 18-1 record and the Class AAA state title game this past season, averaging 20.1 points, 10 assists, nine rebounds, seven steals and 1.3 blocks per game. The No. 1 prospect in West Virginia for the Class of 2022 as rated by Prep Girls Hoops, Washenitz is a two-time All-State selection by the West Virginia Sportswriters Association. She has scored 1,346 points in her high school career.
Washenitz has maintained a 3.91 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.
A lifelong member of the LIFE United Methodist Church, Washenitz has also donated her time to creating live virtual basketball training sessions for youth players called “Locked in with Marley.” Also a talented gymnast, who is the second cousin of 1984 Olympic gold medalist Mary Lou Retton, Washenitz volunteers locally with the Special Olympics and as a youth basketball coach.