KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 21, 2022) – Today, United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the 6 boys and 6 girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Dec. 12 – Dec.18

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 Dec. 12- Dec. 18

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Jace Rojas Forward Centennial (Peoria, Ariz.)
California Montgomery Carey Forward Mountain House (Mountain House, Calif.)
Florida Alex Lee GK St. Edward’s (Vero Beach, Fla.)
Louisiana Luis Acosta Forward Tara (Baton Rouge, La.)
Mississippi Kendarius Smith Forward Murrah (Jackson, Miss.)
Texas Julian Trevino N/A Kimball (Dallas, Texas.)

Girls’ Winners for Dec. 12- Dec. 18

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Cheyanne Crapo Forward Eastmark (Mesa, Ariz.)
California Johanna Petrone Forward Live Oak (Live Oak, Calif.)
Florida  Lilly Johnson GK Keswick Christian (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Louisiana  Valeria Gabrie Forward Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy (Kenner, La.)
Mississippi Jennifer Lopez Forward Forest  (Forest, Miss.)
Texas Ellison Overby N/A Alvin (Alvin, Texas )