LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Neshoba Central’s (Philadelphia, Miss.) Aspen Wesley, Conway’s (Ark.) Tremere Harris and Perry’s (Gilbert, Az.) Chloe Krason were selected MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of the Week for their outstanding play during the week of Feb. 25-March 3.
Wesley was nearly unhittable in her two starts last week and has allowed just one hit in her first 21 innings of work this season. She twirled her second perfect game of 2019 in impressive fashion. In a 7-0 win over Lake High School, Wesley fanned all 21 batters she faced on just 79 pitches. The senior righty also twirled a one-hit shutout against Newton County. Wesley struck out 16 and walked one batter in the 4-0 triumph. For the week, she totaled 35 strikeouts to just one walk and held her opposition to an .023 batting average.
South Central Region
Harris opened her 2019 campaign 8-for-9 (.889) at the plate with three doubles and home run, six RBI, five stolen bases and five runs scored in two wins for the Wampus Cats. The junior outfielder recorded four hits, three doubles, three RBI and two runs scored in a season-opening win against Van Buren. Harris continued her hot start with a 4-for-4, three RBI, three runs scored outing against Maumelle. She also homered and swiped two bases against the Hornets. For the week, she slugged 1.555 and posted a 2.445 OPS.
Krason was nearly perfect at the plate, going 9-for-10 with seven extra-base hits, seven RBI and six runs scored. Helping the Pumas to a 2-1 week, she doubled four times, tripled and launched two home runs, which attributed to her 2.100 slugging percentage. Krason opened the week 3-for-4 with a double, both long balls, five RBI and four runs in a 12-0 defeat of Kofa. The senior shortstop went 3-for-3 in her final two contests against Mountain Pointe and Queen Creek. Krason recorded a pair of doubles, a triple and two RBI in an 8-1 win over the Pride.
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.orgevery Monday during the spring campaign with a player from each of five separate high school regions being selected. In the fall season, one representative is chosen from the participating regions.
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
South – Aspen Wesley, Neshoba Central HS (Philadelphia, Miss.)
South Central – Tremere Herris, Conway (Ark.) HS
West – Chloe Krason, Perry HS (Gilbert, Az.)
South – Aminah Vega, University HS (Orange City, Fla.)
South Central – Emma Melvin, Sunnyvale (Texas) HS
West – Stevie Hansen, Norco (Calif.) HS