. – Kynlee Marquez
of Southern Valley / Alma High School (Oxford, Neb.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of Sept. 2-8.
Marquez was a perfect 12-for-12 at the plate with three doubles, two triples, two home runs and 11 RBI helping her squad to a 3-1 week. She matched a season-high with five RBI and was a single short of the cycle in an 11-0 victory over Blue Hill. Marquez collected four hits, two of which were doubles, versus Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan. The junior homered, scored three times and recorded two RBI in game two against Chase County. Additionally, Marquez was 2-1 with a 1.07 ERA and 24 strikeouts last week. She scattered five hits and allowed two earned runs over 13 innings of work. Marquez fanned a season-high 11 batters in four innings against Blue Hill.
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.