LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Leia Williams of Liberty County High School (Hinesville, Ga.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week. Williams is being recognized for her outstanding performance during the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3.
Williams had a monstrous week at the dish, hitting .889 (8-for-9) with four doubles, three home runs, 14 RBI and a 2.777 slugging percentage. She also scored nine runs and reached base at a .909 clip. In her first game of the week against Beach, Williams (4-for-4) tripled three times, homered, drove in six and scored four times. The senior third baseman followed that performance by going 4-for-4 against Savannah with two more long balls, a triple, eight RBI and three runs scored. Against Windsor Forest ,Williams walked in her only two plate appearances and scored twice.
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 a 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 Player of the Week is announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the fall season. 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 MaxPreps 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.
To obtain a coach’s login, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 329-7324 x1. To enter a team’s stats on the MaxPreps website, please click here.
2021 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week (Fall)
10/4/21 – Leia Williams – Senior – Liberty County (Ga.)
9/27/21 – Emma Smailys – Senior – Nebraska City (Neb.)
9/20/21 – Claire Adams – Senior – Mead (Colo.)
9/13/21 – Abbie Danchus – Junior – St. Dominic (Mo.)
9/6/21 – Danielle Schlader – Senior – Marian (Neb.)
8/30/21 – Taylor Long – Senior – Sonoraville (Ga.)
8/23/21 – Amanda Licht – Senior – Cherry Creek HS (Colo.)