LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior Alicia Hansen (Liverpool HS / Liverpool, N.Y.), junior Cassidy Tucker (Coleman HS / Coleman, Mich.), senior Christa Hall (Grafton HS / Yorktown, Va.), senior Samantha Show (East Bernard HS / East Bernard, Texas) and sophomore Jessica Gomez (St. Bonaventure HS / Ventura, Calif.) were selected the final group of MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Players of the Week, respectively, for spring 2015. These student-athletes were honored for their outstanding play for the week of June 1-7.
Hansen posted a 5-for-8 (.625) week at the plate with a triple, eight RBI and five runs scored. She also walked twice and recorded a .727 on base percentage. The senior shortstop went 2-for-4, with a triple, five RBI and three runs scored against Proctor. Hansen continued her hot streak with a 3-for-4 showing against Shenendehowa, driving in three and scoring two more times in a 10-5 triumph.
In a pair of victories, Tucker hit .714 (5-for-7) with three doubles, four RBI and four run scored for the Comets. She went a perfect 3-for-3 with a pair of two-baggers, two RBI and two runs scored in a 7-5 win over Fowler. Against Merrill, Tucker was 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI.
In three games last week, Hall launched four home runs, drove in eight and slugged 1.538 for Grafton. Her week was highlighted by a three-homer performance against Deep Creek. In that contest, Hall was 4-for-5 with five RBI and three runs scored in a one-run defeat (9-10). She hit her first long ball of the week, knocked in three and scored twice in a 11-1 victory over Churchland. For the week, the senior hit .538 (7-for-13), scored six times and recorded a .571 on base percentage.
Show posted a 2-0 mark in the circle with a 0.50 ERA and also went 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBI, three walks and two runs scored in a pair of UIL Softball State Championship playoff games. In a 1-0 victory over Comanche, she twirled a five-hit, 18-strikeout shutout and also knocked in the lone run with a home run. A day later, she allowed a run on six hits with nine punchouts and three walks in a 8-1 win against Hallettsville. At the plate, the senior recorded a two-run single in her only plate appearance in a 8-1 triumph over Hallettsville. She walked twice and also scored a run.
Gomez hit .500 (4-for-8) with a double and four RBI in a pair of South Section playoff wins for the Seraphs. In a 2-1 win over San Dimas, she went 2-for-4, registering a double and RBI. Another 2-for-4 effort followed in a 8-0 shutout of Garden Grove. She knocked in three runs to help St. Bonaventure improve to 22-7.
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 that week.