KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 04, 2022) – Today, United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the 6 boys and 5 girls who have been named United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Dec. 26. – Jan. 1.

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. 26 – Jan. 1

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona  Garrett Baker Forward American Leadership Academy (Gilbert, Ariz.)
California Marco Bottene Midfield Mira Costa (Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
Florida Riley Johnson N/A Canterbury (Fort Myers, Fla.)
Louisiana Abram Johnston N/A Parkview Baptist (Baton Rouge, La.)
Mississippi  Jonah Herrera N/A Ridgeland (Ridgeland, Miss.)
Texas  Guy Wofford GK Tyler Legacy (Tyler, Texas)

Girls’ Winners for Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Raegan Richardson N/A Queen Creek (Queen Creek, Ariz.)
California Addison Sanchez N/A Buhach Colony (Atwater, Calif.)
Louisiana  Brea Bailey N/A Lafayette (Lafayette, La.)
Mississippi Katie Brooke Smith Gk Clarkdale (Meridian, Miss.)
Texas Isabel Fonseca Midfield St. Anthony (San Antonio, Texas)