United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School Players of the Week Announced for Dec. 31-Jan. 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 8, 2019) - United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced today the six boys and six 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. 31-Jan.6.

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


Boys' Winners for Dec. 31 - Jan. 6

Arizona Miles Kruse N/A Gilbert Christian (Gilbert, AZ)
California  Jackson Clyde Kestler Midfielder Vasquez HS (Acton, CA)
Florida David Gomez Forward Lely HS (Naples, FL)
Louisiana Jonathan Vilchez Forward A.J. Ellender HS (Houma, LA)
Mississippi Peyton Wilbanks Goalkeeper Madison Central HS (Madison, MS)
Texas Lineker Santos N/A Cypress Ranch HS (Houston, TX)

Girls' Winners for Dec. 31 - Jan. 6

Arizona Izabelle Quintero Forward Safford HS (AZ)
California  Brooke Wristen Forward Liberty HS (Madera, CA)
Florida Ebony Alexander Midfielder Port St. Joe HS (FL)
Louisiana Mikayla Boyer Goalkeeper Archbishop Hannan HS (Covington, LA)
Mississippi Hannah Metzger Midfielder Strayhorn HS (Sarah, MS)
Texas Ella McMahan Forward King HS (Kingsville, TX)