LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Courtney Hill of Fort Gibson (Okla.) High School was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of Sept. 10-16.
Hill tossed two shutouts and went the distance in three starts, keying Fort Gibson to three triumphs last week. She blanked Checotah in her first start of the week, holding the Wildcats to three hits and fanning seven in a 4-0 win. Hill combined to strike out 19 and scatter five in one-run victories over Muldrow (2-1) and Broken Bow (1-0). On Sept. 11 against Muldrow, she allowed a run on two hits and struck out a week-best 10 batters. Three days later, she capped the week off with a three-hit shutout of the Savages. Hill fanned nine and did not walk a batter.
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
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.)