– Katherine Johnson
of Millard North High School (Omaha, Neb.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of Sept. 23-29.
Behind four home runs and 15 RBI, Johnson powered the Mustangs to three wins last week. She hit .889 (8-for-9), scored six runs and slugged 2.333. Johnson's 15 RBI more than doubled her season total to 27, driving in a season-best six in a 13-8 win over Ralston. The freshman outfielder was 4-4, launched two home runs, recorded five RBI and scored three times against Omaha Northwest. She also went 3-for-3 with a long ball and four RBI versus Millard South.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.