KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2021) – Today, United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the 28 boys and 19 girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Aug. 30-Sept. 5.

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 Fall 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 branded letterman’s patch and 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 Aug. 30-Sept. 5 

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Everett Rommel N/A Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon, Ariz.)
California Arjin Claire N/A Sacramento Country Day (Sacramento, Cali.)
Colorado Jose Barrios Midfielder Arrupe Jesuit (Denver, CO)
Delaware David Mendez N/A Greenwood Mennonite (Greenwood, Del.)
Georgia Daniel Byman Forward Cottage (Roswell, Ga.)
Idaho Tofiki Sumaili Forward Nampa (Nampa, Idaho)
Illinois Damon Saathoff Forward St. Anne (St. Anne, Ill.)
Indiana Auner Ramirez Forward North White (Monon, Ind.)
Kansas Brooklyn Swanger Forward Christ Prep Academy (Lenexa, Kan.)
Kentucky Ashton Todd Forward Henderson County (Henderson, Ky.)
Maine Hamza Nabi N/A Westbrook (Westbrook, Maine)
Maryland Luke Reed Midfielder Calvary Christian Academy (Cresaptown, Md.)
Michigan Everest Noyes N/A Traverse City Central (Traverse City, Mich.)
Minnesota Isaac Verke GK Centennial (Circle Pines, Minn.)
Missouri Andrew Ward Midfielder Kansas City East Christian Academy (Kansas City, Mo.)
Nevada Ethan Griffin Forward McQueen (Reno, Nev.)
New Jersey Luiz Recchimuzzi Midfielder Life Center Academy (Burlington, N.J.)
New Mexico Alex Waggoner Striker Santa Fe (N.M.)
New York Evan Webster N/A Clarence (N.Y.)
North Carolina Nathan Drake Midfielder Greene Central (Snow Hill, N.C.)
North Dakota Bill Mukundiyese Striker Fargo Davies (Fargo, N.D.)
Ohio George Cottenden Striker HEARTS for Jesus Christ (North Olmsted, Ohio)
Pennsylvania Wyatt Pine N/A Cumberland Valley Christian (Chambersburg, Pa.)
South Dakota Caleb Hower Midfielder Rapid City Central (Rapid City, S.D.)
Virginia Nathan Phillips Midfielder Eastern Mennonite (Harrisonburg, Va.)
District of Columbia Tobia Cavanna Forward Washington International (Washington, D.C.)
West Virginia Jaxson Haynes N/A Sissonville (Charleston, W.Va.)
Wisconsin Kyle Main N/A Lakeside Lutheran (Lake Mills, Wis.)


Girls’ Winners For Aug. 30-Sept. 5

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Ellie Otto Striker St. Johns (St. Johns, Ariz.)
Idaho Abbi Roubidoux Midfielder Fruitland (Fruitland, Idaho)
Indiana Addie Chester N/A Vincennes Lincoln (Vincennes, Ind.)
Kentucky Ava Quinn Midfielder Russell (Rusell, Ky.)
Maine Elise Branch GK Cape Elizabeth (Cape Elizabeth, Maine)
Minnesota Paige Kalal Midfielder Champlin Park (Champlin, Minn.)
Mississippi  Lillian Cranford Midfielder Laurel HomeSchool (Laurel, Miss.)
Nevada Gianna Mestas Forward Southeast Career Tech (Las Vegas, Nev.)
New Hampshire Hope Duncan Forward Dover (Dover, N.H.)
New Mexico Alexa Dugan N/A Carlsbad (Carlsbad, N.M.)
New York Kyla Sustad Forward Cincinnatus Central (Cincinnatus, N.Y.)
Ohio Haley Knore N/A Minford (Minford, Ohio))
Oregon Cloe Chase N/A Marist (Eugene, Ore.)
Pennsylvania Caroline Drakeley Midfielder Gwynedd Mercy Academy (Gwynedd Valley, Pa.)
South Dakota Jenna Gehring GK Riggs (Pierre, S.D.)
Tennessee Taylor Pressnell Forward Claiborne (New Tazewell, Tenn.)
Utah Seven Castain Midfielder Waterford (Sandy, Utah)
Washington Halle Fenkner Forward Lakeside (Seattle, Wash.)
West Virginia Emily Lattea Striker University (Morgantown, W.Va.)