LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Chapel Hill High School’s (Douglasville, Ga.) Mariah Walker was named 2022 MaxPreps/NFCA Fall High School Player of the Week. Walker is being recognized for her outstanding performance during the week of Sept. 5-11.
Walker keyed the Panthers to a pair of doubleheader sweeps, reaching base safely 11 times in 12 plate appearances (6-for-7, four walks, .909 OBP) with nine RBI, 10 runs scored and four stolen bases. She registered three triples, a home run and a 2.142 slugging percentage. Walker went 2-for-2 with a triple and three runs scored in game one against Jackson High School (four RBI) and both contests versus Mays High School. She connected on her first home run of the season in the final game of the week against Mays.
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.
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.
The NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) is the professional organization for fastpitch softball coaches. Known for its highly-regarded coaches polls and All-America awards, the NFCA also educates and supports softball coaches on a variety of different levels: from podcasts to awards, to in-person events and National Convention.