United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School Players of the Week Announced for Dec. 24-30

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 2, 2018) - United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced today the five boys and four 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. 24-30.

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. 24-30

Arizona Jesse Maldanado Midfielder Hamilton HS (Chandler, AZ)
California  Luke Steinbock Striker  Murrieta Valley HS (Murrieta, CA)
Florida Esteban Orjuela N/A Mariner HS (Cape Coral, FL)
Louisiana Nick Green N/A Buckeye HS (LA)
Texas Yahir Cuevas Striker Rudder HS (Bryan, TX)

Girls' Winners for Dec. 24-30

Arizona Hailey Denman Midfielder Bradshaw Mountain HS (Prescott Valley, AZ)
California  Helen Schaefer Forward Flintridge Prep (La Canada, CA)
Louisiana Sydney Vincens N/A St. Scholastica (Covington, LA)
Texas Karla Campos Forward Bel Air HS (El Paso, TX)