LOUISVILLE, Ky. –MacQuarrie Stone-Folmar of Notre Dame Catholic (Fairfield, Conn.), Kylee Pachel of Park Rapids (Minn.), Taylor Barrett of Harmony (Fla.), Riley Price of Edgewood (Texas) and Jennifer Cummings of Redmond (Wash.) were selected MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of the Week for their outstanding play during the week of April 22-28.
Stone-Folmar hit .900 with four doubles, four home runs, 13 RBI and nine runs scored. She slugged 2.500, connecting on two doubles and two home runs in wins over Bunnell and Immaculate. Stone-Folmar was 5-for-5 with five RBI and five runs scored versus the Mustangs. Against the Bulldogs, the sophomore drove in eight runs and scored four times.
Pachel was 9-for-10 at the plate with four doubles, three home runs, 10 RBI and four runs scored. The senior catcher slugged 2.200 and register a .909 on-base percentage. Pachel was a perfect 4-for-4, drove in a season-best six runs with three of her doubles, a long ball and two runs scored versus Wadena-Deer Creek. She homered and drove in two runs apiece in each game of a doubleheader sweep of Crosby-Ironton.
Barrett keyed the Longhorns to a pair of wins last week with her arm and her bat. She finished 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 31 strikeouts in a pair of complete game outings. The junior hurler fanned 15 and walked two during a one-hit shutout of 1-0 Okeechobee in a game that saw Barrett’s fourth-inning solo home run provide the only run of the game. In her first start of the week, Barrett tossed a three-hitter with 16 punchouts and one free pass in a 4-1 victory over Lake Nona. She held her opponents to an .082 batting average in 14 innings of work.
South Central Region
Price held Palmer High School without a hit and allowed just two base runners in a doubleheader sweep. She struck out 21, walked two as sophomore hurler twirled a perfect game and a no-hitter. Additionally, Price was 5-for-7 at the plate with a pair of doubles, six RBI and a run scored. The perfecto came in game two as she fanned eight and retired all 15 batters she faced, while doubling twice and driving in three runs. In the opener, Price recorded 13 strikeouts and issued two free passes. At the plate, she registered three more RBI and a run scored.
Cummings was a perfect 10-for-10 and reached base safely in all 15 plate appearances, keying the Mustangs to a 4-0 week. The junior recorded four doubles, three triples, eight RBI, eight runs scored, five walks and a 2.000 slugging percentage. Cummings posted three-hit games against Issaquah and Mount Si. She drove in three runs and scored three times with two doubles and triple versus Newport-Bellevue.
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.