LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Maliah Lee of Jackson County High School (Jefferson, Ga.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week. Lee is being recognized for her outstanding performance during the week of Oct. 11-17.
In a doubleheader sweep of North Springs High School, Lee twirled a perfect game and finished with 28 strikeouts over two complete games. She fanned 12 of 15 batters in a five-inning perfecto. Lee stepped back in the circle for game two, punching out 16 in a 6-1 victory. The junior righty surrendered a run on two hits and walked two. At the plate, Lee hit a two-run homer in the game-two triumph.
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)
10/18/21 – Maliah Lee – Junior - Jackson County (Ga.)
10/11/21 – Brooklyn Donatone – Senior – Faith Christian (Colo.)
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.)