KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 1, 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 Jan. 23 – Jan. 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 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 Jan. 23 – Jan. 29

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Kieran Veloria Midfield BASIS Phoenix (Phoenix, Ariz.)
California Elias Arreguin N/A Fremont (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
Florida Alex Lee GK St. Edward’s (Vero Beach, Fla.)
Louisiana Braxton Glover Forward Minden (Minden, La.)
Mississippi Will Upton Forward Jackson Prep (Jackson, Miss.)
Texas Gonzalez Rodolfo Forward Bel Air (El Paso, Texas)

Girls’ Winners for Jan. 23 – Jan. 29

State Player Pos. School (City, State)
Arizona Vivien Villarreal GK Walden Grove (Sahuarita, Ariz.)
California Selina Villegas Midfield Hamilton (Hamilton City, Calif.)
Florida Annalise Cannada N/A Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Louisiana  Bethany Casey Forward Westminster Academy (Opelousas, La.)
Mississippi Anna Katherine Thriffiley Midfield St. Patrick (Biloxi, Miss.)
Texas Lyla Stovall GK Richardson (Richardson, Texas)