High School Players of the Week Announced for April 2-8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 11, 2018) - United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced today the 12 boys and 16 girls who have been named the Spring United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from April 2-8.

The 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 high school 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 at 11:59 p.m. ET each week to be considered.

Boys' Winners April 2-8

 State  Player Name  Position  School
 Alabama  Edi Alvarado  Forward  Florence High School (Florence, Ala.)
 Arkansas  Daniel Perez  N/A  Cossatot River High School (Cove, Ark.) 
 Florida
 Chris Goins
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 Classical Christian School for the Arts (Pinellas Park, Fla.)
 Georgia
 Rodrigo Ayala  Forward  Grayson High School (Loganville, Ga.) 
 Nebraska  Jimmy Dynek
 Goalkeeper   Lincoln High School (Lincoln, Neb.)
 Oklahoma  Juan Ortiz  Forward  ASTEC Charter (Oklahoma City, Okla.) 
 South Carolina  Grayson Barber  Forward  Cardinal Newman High School (Columbia, S.C.)
 Tennessee
 Brandon Parrish
 Forward
 Fairview High School (Fairview, Tenn.)
 Utah
 Jered Mariani  Forward
 Juan Diego Catholic High School (Draper, Utah)
 Virginia
 Nicholas Wells  Striker  Mason High School (Falls Church, Va.)
 Washington  Buba Manneh  Forward  Archbishop Murphy High School (Everett, Wash.) 
 Wyoming  Noah Gans  Defender  Lander Valley High School (Lander, Wyo.)



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Girls' Winners for April 2-8

 State  Player Name
 Position
 School
 Alabama  Ashley Ferguson  Midfielder  Madison Academy High School (Madison, Ala.) 
 Alaska  Savannah Nichols  Forward  Service High School (Anchorage, Alaska) 
 Arkansas  Riley Fischbacher  Forward   Valley View High School (Jonesboro, Ark.)
 California
 Esmeralda Munoz  Midfielder  Holy Names High School (Oakland, Calif.)
 Colorado
 Erika Riedmuller  Goalkeeper  Elizabeth High School (Elizabeth, Colo.)
 Florida  Juliana Garip  Midfielder  Eastland Christian High School (Orlando, Fla.) 
 Georgia
 Jessie Barre  Midfielder  Jenkins High School (Savannah, Ga.)
 Illinois  Amanda Dinardo  Forward  Joliet West High School (Joliet, Ill.)
 Kansas  Brooklyn Hunter  Midfielder  Circle High School (Towanda, Kan.) 
 Missouri  Brooke Schneider  Forward  St. Charles High School (St. Charles, Mo.) 
 Nebraska  Samantha Powell  Forward  Concordia High School (Omaha, Neb.)
 North Carolina  Olivia Whitley  N/A  East Wake Academy (Zebulon, N.C.) 
 Oklahoma  Malia Maple  Forward  Harrah High School (Harrah, Okla.) 
 South Carolina
 Grace Powell  N/A  Pinewood Prep (Summerville, S.C.)
 Virginia  Maria Vargas  Midfielder   Rockbridge County (Lexington, Va.)
 Wyoming  Emily Sotelo  N/A  Pinedale High School (Pinedale, Wyo.) 




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