LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Taylor Long of Sonoraville High School (Calhoun, Ga.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week. Long is being recognized for her outstanding performance during the week of Aug. 23-29.
Long guided Sonoraville to three wins last week, posting a 0.30 ERA and 47 strikeouts over 23 innings of work. Highlighting her performance was a 10-inning no-hitter against Coahulla Creek. Long fanned a season-high 17 batters, walked three and allowed an unearned run in the 3-1 victory. The senior hurler tossed six shutout innings with 14 punchouts against Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe. Long also struck out 16 and surrendered one earned run during a 3-2 triumph versus LaFayette. Additionally, she was 5-for-11 (.455) at the plate with two doubles and one RBI.
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.
2021 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week (Fall)
8/30/21 – Taylor Long – Senior – Sonoraville (Ga.)
8/23/21 – Amanda Licht – Senior – Cherry Creek HS (Colo.)