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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kelley Lynch of East Coweta (Sharpsburg, Ga.) High School garnered the first MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week honor for the 2017-18 season.

 Lynch keyed the Indians to a pair of wins over Lassiter and Hillgrove to open season. In her first start of 2017, Lynch dominated Hillgrove batters as she tossed a one-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory. The junior righty fanned 14 and walked four in a complete game effort. At the plate, she was 3-for-4 in the two contests which included a three-run home run in the opener against Lassister. She also scored three runs and walked twice against the Trojans. Lynch went 2-for-2 versus Hillgrove.

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 fall season, with one representative chosen from the participating regions. During the spring campaign, a player from each of five separate high school regions is selected.

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.

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.

To obtain a coach’s login, please contact: coachsupport@maxpreps.com or call (800) 329-7324 x1. To enter a team’s stats on the MaxPreps website, please click here.

2017-18 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week

8/14/17 – Kelley Lynch | East Coweta High School | Sharpsburg, Ga.

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