LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Hillsboro’s (Ill.) Kai Hanner, Cleveland’s (Tenn.) Sierra Brown, Male’s (Louisville, Ky.) Megan Konermann and Big Valley Christian’s (Modesto, Calif.) Kristyn Dexter were selected MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of the Week for their outstanding play during the week of March 18-24.
Brown slugged an eye-popping 2.333 with four home runs and 15 RBI for the Blue Raiders. She registered back-to-back four-hit, two-homer, seven RBI performances versus McMinn County and Bradley Central. She also doubled against McMinn County, came around to score four times versus Bradley Central and scored twice in a win over McMinn Central.
South Central Region
Konermann, who had a monstrous opening weekend for the Bulldogs, launched three home runs, recorded 12 RBI and slugged 2.000 over four games. She went 3-for-3 with three runs scored against Jeffersonville and John Hardin, launching all three of her round trippers and driving in eight runs versus the Red Devils. Konermann tripled and recorded two RBI in a win over Butler and added a double and run scored versus Boyle County.
Dexter paced Big Valley Christian at the plate and in the circle last week. The senior was a perfect 8-for-8 with five doubles, a home run, 15 RBI, five runs scored and a 2.000 slugging percentage. In the circle, Dexter was 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, 21 strikeouts and four walks. She surrendered an unearned run on three hits. Against Delta Charter, she went 5-fo-5 with three doubles, eight RBI and four runs scored, while tossing a three-hit shutout and striking out 10. Dexter twirled a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts versus Modesto Christian. At the dish, she drove in seven runs on two doubles and a long ball.
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.
Please note, in order for a school to have multiple player(s) recognized during the course of a season, a coach from that institution must be an NFCA member. To become an NFCA member, please click HERE or call 502-409-4600.
2018-19 Max Preps / NFCA Players of the Week
North – Allie Day, St. Anthony High School (Ill.)
South – Ivy Bryan, Thomas Heyward Academy’s (S.C.)
South Central – Katy Burris, Corrigan (Texas)-Camden High School
West – Reece Floyd, Mountain Home (Idaho) High School
South – Emily Graham, Kings Mountain (N.C.) HS
South Central – Kinsey Kackley, Boyd HS (McKinney, Texas)
West – Jordan Schrimscher, Natomas HS (Sacramento, Calif.)
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
10/29/18 – Regan Armour, Heritage High School (Kennesaw, Ga.)
10/22/18 – Anna Martinez, Holy Family High School (Broomfield, Colo.)
10/15/18 – Kristen Davis, Sonoraville High School (Calhoun, Ga.)
10/8/18 – Karlie Chonis, Gross Catholic High School (Omaha, Neb.)
10/1/18 – Jana Lee, Dougherty High School (Albany, Ga.)
9/24/18 - Alyssa Gappa, Omaha (Neb.) Northwest High School
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.)