LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Fernandina Beach’s (Fla.) Jenna Swift, Weiss’ (Pflugerville, Texas) Dalia King and Volcano Vista’s (Albuquerque, N.M.) Anastacia Armijo earned MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Player of the Week honors. The trio garnered recognition for their outstanding play for games played March 2-8.
Swift enjoyed a week in which she hit. 800 (8-for-10) with two doubles, a triple, 10 RBI and six runs scored. She recorded an .833 on-base percentage and slugged 1.200. Swift reached base safely in all four plate appearances against Cedar Creek Christian with a double, triple, five RBI and two runs scored. She posted a 4-for-4 outing versus Seacoast Christian Academy, driving in four runs and scoring three times.
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King hit .875 (7-for-8) with three home runs and slugged 2.250 in a pair of games last week. The sophomore also tripled and recorded 12 RBI. She was 4-for-4 with all three long balls and nine RBI in a 19-5 win over Manor New Tech. King finished 3-for-4 with a triple, three RBI and two runs scored against Bastrop.
Armijo recorded nine hits in 11 at bats (.818), doubled twice, homered three times and drove in 11 runs. She scored eight times and slugged 1.818 as her squad won the first three games of the season. Registering three hits in each contest, Armijo hit two long balls and scored three runs in the season-opening win against Los Lunas. She doubled, homered, knocked in four runs and scored three more times in game two versus Las Cruces. The sophomore added three more RBI with a double in game one against the Bulldawgs.
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 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.