High School Players of the Week Announced for May 7-13

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 16, 2018) - United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced today the 11 boys and 19 girls who have been named the Spring United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from May 7-13.

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 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 May 7-13

 State  Player Name  Position  School
 Alabama  Tony Shaw  Midfielder  Vestavia Hills HS (Vestavia Hills, Ala.)
 Alaska  Reed Godden  Midfielder  Palmer HS (Palmer, Alaska) 
 Arkansas  Javier Tinoco  Striker  Warren HS (Warren, Ark.) 
 Georgia
 Daniel Montejano  Forward  Northwest Whitfield HS (Tunnel Hill, Ga.) 
 Nebraska  Parker Lundgren
 Goalkeeper  Elkhorn South HS (Omaha, Neb.)
 South Carolina  Sebastian Laverde  Midfielder  John Paul II HS (Ridgeland, S.C.)
 Tennessee
 Miguel (Mike) Prieto
 Forward
 Fairview HS (Fairview, Tenn.)
 Utah
 TJ Bengtzen  N/A
 Murray HS (Murray, Utah)
 Virginia
 Daniel Starr  Forward  Albemarle HS (Charlottesville, Va.)
 Washington  Zakery Gregg  Midfielder  Beamer HS (Federal Way, Wash.) 
 Wyoming  Niko Lowham  N/A  Lander Valley HS (Lander, Wyo.)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Girls' Winners for May 7-13

 State  Player Name
 Position
 School
 Alaska  Kiara Melendez  Forward  West HS (Anchorage, Alaska) 
 Arkansas  Paige Carlyle  Goalkeeper  Brookland HS (Brookland, Ark.)
 California
 Julia Grullon  Forward  College Prep (Oakland, Calif.)
 Colorado
 Kara Amidon  Forward  Denver Christian HS (Denvere, Colo.)
 Delaware  Shania Reynago-Vargas  N/A  William Penn HS (New Castle, Del.) 
 Georgia
 Payton Parks  Forward  Rabun Cap-Nacoochee HS (Rabun Gap, Ga.)
 Illinois  Kayla Ruff  Forward  Hononegah HS (Rockton, Ill.)
 Iowa  Megan Gray  Midfielder  Ankeny Centennial HS (Ankeny, Iowa) 
 Kansas  Janie Wilkey  Forward  Classical HS (Wichita, Kan.)
 Maryland  Lizzie Chladek  Forward  Harford Christian HS (Darlington, Md) 
 Michigan  Rozlyn Mehall  Forward  Grosse Ile HS (Grosse Ile, Mich.) 
 Missouri  Maggie Skeen  Forward  St. Charles HS (St. Charles, Mo.) 
 Nebraska  Laurin Mertz  N/A  Skutt Catholic HS (Omaha, Neb.)
 North Carolina  Samantha Walker  Striker  The Burlington School (Burlington, N.C.) 
 Oklahoma  Courtney Eddings  Forward  Skiatook HS (Skiatook, Okla.) 
 South Carolina
 Haley Welch  Forward  Pinewood Prep (Summerville, S.C.)
 Virginia  Victoria Seymour  Midfielder  James River HomeSchool (Chesterfield, Va.)
 Wisconsin  Liz Kalk  Midfielder  Clinton HS (Clinton, Wis.) 
 Wyoming  Darbie Paulson  N/A  Pinedale HS (Pinedale, Wyo.) 




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