MaxPreps/WBCA High School Players of the Week announced

ATLANTA (March 1, 2017) – The WBCA has announced its High School Players of the Week presented by MaxPreps for the week ending Sunday, February 26.

Now in its second year, the WBCA High School Player of the Week is presented to a deserving student-athlete who demonstrated outstanding play throughout the week in her respective region of the country. Head coaches submit nominations each week and the WBCA selects the individual based on stats that were submitted.

Here are this week’s honorees:



School (City, State)

Menel Lamadzema


Mystic Valley Regional Charter School (Malden, MA)

Jordan Lepes


Eldred Junior-Senior High School (Eldred, NY)

Anna Vann


Roanoke Rapids High School (Roanoke Rapids, NC)

Deja Church


Southfield High School for the Arts and Technology (Southfield, MI)

Taylor Roberts


Classen High School (Oklahoma City, OK)

Otashae Burrage


Leake County High School (Walnut Grove, MS)

Mariah Martin


Alta High School (Sandy, UT)

Bethany Carstens


Nikiski High School (Nikiski, AK)

Airneisha Gamble


The Rock High School (Gainesville, FL)

About MaxPreps
Founded in August 2002, is headquartered in Cameron Park, California, and is a unit of CBS Interactive. MaxPreps is proud to be involved with America's hometown heroes – the young men and women working hard to improve their skills, place team above self and serve as inspirations to their local communities. MaxPreps aspires to cover every team, every game and every player, doing so in collaboration with nearly 100,000 varsity coaches throughout the United States.

About the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association
Founded in 1981, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association is the professional association for coaches of women's and girls' basketball at all levels of competition. The WBCA offers educational resources that coaches need to help make themselves better leaders, teachers and mentors to their players; provides opportunities for coaches to connect with peers in the profession; serves as the unifying voice of a diverse community of coaches to those organizations that control the game; and celebrates those coaches, players and other individuals who excel each year and contribute to the advancement of the sport. Visit for more details about the Association.