LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Karlie Chonis of Gross Catholic High School (Bellevue, Neb.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of Oct. 1-7.
Over a four-game stretch, Chonis hit .833 (10-for-12) with four home runs, 13 RBI and a 2.000 slugging percentage, leading the Cougars to four wins and improving their record to 17-10. In the 9-2 win over Nebraska City, she went 4-for-4 with a triple, homer and six RBI. Chonis clubbed two long balls, drove in three runs and scored twice during a 6-2 triumph against Plattsmouth. The junior capped off the week with her fourth home run, two more RBI and two runs in an 8-7 win over Norris. Additionally, she was flawless defensively, recording a 1.000 fielding percentage in 28 chances.
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.
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.
2018-19 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week
10/8/18 – Karlie Chonis, Gross Catholic High School (Omaha, Neb.)
10/1/18 – Jana Lee, Dougherty High School (Albany, Ga.)
9/24/18 - Alyssa Gappa, Omaha (Neb.) Northwest High School
9/17/18 – Courtney Hill, Fort Gibson (Okla.) High School
9/10/18 – Daysha Mendez, Sr., Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.)
9/4/18 – Sydney Chambley, Jr., Mount Paran Christian Academy (Kennesaw, Ga.)
8/27/18 – Delanie Cox, Sr., Cherokee Trail High School (Aurora, Colo.)
8/20/18 – Tori Kniesche, Jr., Wayne (Neb.) High School
8/13/18 – Ariel Thompson, So., Sequoyah High School (Claremore, Okla.)