LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hannah Price (Rogers High School / Florence Ala.), Kaydence Lamber (Buffalo Island Central High School / Monette, Ark.) and Aissa Sliva (Elk Grove High School / Elk Grove, Calif.) were named MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Player of the Week for their respective regions. The trio garnered recognition for contests played March 8-14.
Price was dominant in five appearances, tossing two no-hitters and not allowing a run with 59 strikeouts over 24 innings of work. The junior hurler scattered six hits, walked two and held her opposition a .075 batting average. Price no-hit Haleyville (17 K, 0 BB) and Lauderdale County (14 K, 0 BB, 6 IP), while also fanning 11 and 10 batters, respectively in four-inning stints versus Danville and Russelville.
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Lambert keyed the Mustangs to a 2-0 week by going 8-for-9 at the plate with a double, home run, 10 RBI and five runs scored. She posted a 1.333 slugging percentage, swiped five bases and was perfect in the field, recording 14 putouts. Against Cross County, Lambert was a perfect 4-for-4, recording a double, long ball and six RBI. She registered four hits, four RBI and three runs scored in a win over Marked Tree.
Silva was lights out in the circle, leading the Thundering Herd to a pair of season-opening wins. The sophomore southpaw twirled a pair of complete-game shutouts, allowing just three hits (.087 opp. batting average), striking out 29 and walking just one. Silva held Del Oro to just two hits and fanned 17 in a 2-0 victory. She followed that with a one-hit blanking of Granite Bay on March 12 in which she sat down 12 Grizzlies in a 5-0 victory.
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 spring campaign with a player from each of the 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.