LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The MaxPreps/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) High School Player of the Week award returns with high school fall softball seasons now underway. As a result of her outstanding efforts during games played during the period August 17-23, the NFCA has selected senior Callyn Carter of Charlton County High School (Ga.), as the MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week.
Powering her way to the first player of the week of the season, Carter hit .647 with four doubles, three home runs, nine RBI and 10 runs scored, while slugging 1.411 and swiping four bases. She put forth four multi-hit contests in Charlton County’s five games helping her squad to a 4-1 week. In an 18-10 win over Brooks County, Carter went 4-for-4 with a double, home run, four RBI and three runs scored. She also posted two doubles and three RBI against Turner County and a double, long ball and three runs scored versus Howard.
MaxPreps.com, the official high school statistical provider of the NFCA, provides all statistics for the NFCA High School Player of the Week award. To nominate a player for the award, the coach must enter his or her athlete's game stats into MaxPreps.com by Sunday evening to be eligible for that week’s award.
The MaxPreps/NFCA High School Players of the Week are announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the fall season, with one representative chosen from the participating regions. During the spring campaign, a player from each of five separate high school regions is selected.
Please note, in order for a school to have multiple player(s) recognized during the course of a season, a coach from that institution must be an NFCA member. To become an NFCA member, please check out NFCA.org or call 502-409-4600.
MaxPreps is a free stat tool that is available to high school coaches across the country and is one of the most recognized and respected high school athletics websites on the internet. Coaches who enter their team’s stats on Max Preps will not only be nominating their players for this award, but they will be getting their team’s information out to thousands of high school sports fans, as well as college coaches across the country.