LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Delanie Cox of Cherokee Trail High School (Aurora, Colo.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of August 20-27.
Cox powered the Cougars to four wins last week. She hit .846 with 11 hits, including five for extra bases, 15 RBI and 11 runs scored. The senior registered two doubles, a triple, two home runs for a 1.615 slugging percentage. Additionally, Cox reached base safely in her first 15 plate appearances (nine hits, six walks) and finished a four-game stretch with a .895 on-base percentage and no strikeouts in 19 plate appearances.
She started the week with a bang in a 14-8 win over Chaparral, going 4-for-4 with a double, two home runs and eight RBI. She stayed hot at the plate with another 4-for-4 outing (double, two RBI, two runs) against Legend. Cox recorded one hit in her only official at bat versus Frederick as she was walked four times. She capped off the week with two hits and four RBI in a 11-1 triumph over Dakota Ridge.
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.
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.
2018-19 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week
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.)