KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2021) – United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced today the 5 boys and 5 girls who have been named the Winter United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Feb. 15-21.

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 Feb. 15-21

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Sebastian Quintero Forward Yuma Catholic (Yuma, Ariz.)
Florida  Miller Thorsen Forward Pensacola Catholic (Pensacola, Fla.)
North Carolina Ezekel Riddle Striker North Henderson (Hendersonville, N.C.)
Texas Ozzy Teruel GK El Dorado (El Paso, Texas)
Virginia Bairn Swearingen Midfielder Norfolk Christian (Norfolk, Va.)


Girls’ Winners For Feb. 15-21

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Kari Kasun Forward Prescott (Prescott, Ariz.)
Florida  Jasmine Perez-Acosta Forward Canterbury (Fort Myers, Fla.)
Louisiana  Kelsey Major N/A St. Mary’s Dominican (New Orleans, La.)
Texas Anissa Chairez N/A San Elizario (San Elizario, Texas)
Washington Devyn Martin GK Ocosta (Westport, Wash.)