LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sydney Chambley of Mount Paran Christian High School (Kennesaw, Ga.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of August 27-Sept. 2.
Behind Chambley’s bat and arm, Mount Paran Christian posted a 3-0 week to improve to 6-2 on the young season. The junior hit .700 (7-for-10) with a double, triple, two home runs, eight RBI and eight runs scored. Additionally, she was 3-0 in the circle with a 0.50 ERA, 23 strikeouts in 14 innings of work. Chambley slugged 1.600 and recorded a .727 on-base percentage.
Chambley homered, doubled and scored three times against North Cobb Christian, while adding her second homer of the week and two RBI versus Fellowship Christian. She went the distance against North Cobb, scattering four hits, allowing four runs, one earned, with 13 strikeouts in the 9-4 win. Chambley did not allow a hit in three innings and fanned five versus Fellowship. She capped her week off by going 4-for-4 with a triple, four RBI and three runs scored, while allowing a hit and striking out five in four innings against Mount Pisgah Christian.
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
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.)