1. Brunswick
A strong, experienced defensive unit should keep the Dragons in contention for a fourth consecutive Eastern Class A championship.

2. Cape Elizabeth
Experience at both ends of the field should enable the Capers to make a run at a Class B title.

3. Falmouth
A solid corps of middies should keep the Yachtsmen in the mix in Western Class B.

4. Portland
Much of the offensive firepower is missing from a year ago, but a solid defense will help the Bulldogs make a run at a second consecutive Class A state championship.

5. Yarmouth
A talented corps of players on offense and defense will keep the Clippers in contention for a third straight Class B state title.