KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 31, 2023)  United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the 5 boys and 10 girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from May 22-28.United Soccer Coaches uses results and statistics provided by MaxPreps.com to select one boy and one girl honoree from each participating state competing during the Spring season.Coaches wanting to nominate their players must submit statistics to MaxPreps.com in order for their athletes to be considered. Winners receive a MaxPreps/United Soccer Coaches recognition on both MaxPreps.com and UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.Nominations are due every Sunday by 11:59 p.m. ET each week to be considered.

Boys’ Winners for May 22-28

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Alaska Alex Mallott GK Juneau-Douglas (Juneau, Alaska)
Iowa Jonatan Banuelos Striker Perry (Perry, Iowa)
Tennessee Kyle Korth Midfielder Madison (Jackson, Tenn.)
Utah Jack Cook Forward Syracuse (Syracuse, Utah)
Virginia Chris LeBlanc Forward Clarke County (Berryville, Va.)

Girls’ Winners for May 22-28

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Alaska Cadence Plummer Midfielder Juneau-Douglas (Juneau, Alaska)
Colorado Kate Runyon Midfielder Jefferson Academy (Broomfield, Colo.)
Illinois Belquis (Ruby) Robles Midfielder Marine Leadership Academy (Chicago, Ill.)
Iowa Alanna Pennington Midfielder Ankeny Centennial (Ankeny, Iowa)
Kansas Fisayo Afonja Forward Baldwin (Baldwin, Kan.)
Maryland Allie Scritchfield Striker Calvary Christian Academy (Cresaptown, Md.)
Michigan Kristine Piatt-Bakos Midfielder Carlson (Gibraltar, Mich.)
North Carolina Grace Smith N/A South Point (Belmont, N.C.)
Virginia Madison Toone Midfielder Clarke County (Berryville, Va.)
Wisconsin Anabella Valdivia N/A Racine Horlick (Racine, Wis.)