KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 1, 2020) – United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced today the six boys and five girls who have been named the Winter United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Dec. 23-29.

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 winter 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 Dec. 23-29

Arizona Angel Saldana Midfielder Verrado High School (Buckeye, Ariz.)
California Jake Means Forward Simi Valley High School (Simi Valley, Calif.)
Florida Aidan Lipovetsky Forward Bishop Kenny High School (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Louisiana Seth Reed Forward Vermilion Catholic High School (Abbeville, La.)
Mississippi Jefferson Salamanca Goalkeeper Ridgeland High School (Ridgeland, Miss.)
Texas Edilson Esparza Midfielder Nacogdoches High School (Nacogdoches, Texas)

Girls’ Winners For Dec. 23-29

Arizona Haley Harris Midfielder Cienega High School (Vail, Ariz.)
California Kylie Oh Forward Flintridge Prep (La Canada, Calif.)
Louisiana Emily Barre Defender Archbishop Hannan High School (Covington, La.)
Mississippi Alayna Montgomery Goalkeeper Ridgeland High School (Ridgeland, Miss.)
Texas Juliana Moreno Midfielder Roma High School (Roma, Texas)