Natalia Bachelder, Marshwood, junior midfielder: In her third year with the Hawks, Bachelder has assumed a big leadership role. She has great field vision and sets up both the offense and defense.

 

Chelsea Black, Gorham, senior forward: She had nine goals last year to finish as the Rams’ second-leading scorer. Look for those numbers to increase.

 

Alyssa Clark, Gorham, senior right midfielder: One of the more versatile players in the SMAA, she has the ability to control the flow of the game.

 

Charlotte Crosby, Mt. Ararat, sophomore forward: She was the team’s second-leading scorer as a freshman, playing on the left wing. She excels at controlling the ball near the posts.

 

Aslyn Dindorf, Fryeburg Academy, senior link: She seldom comes off the field and has a great field sense. She plays in all corner situations.

 

Peyton Dostie, Bonny Eagle, senior wing: One of the top offensive threats in the SMAA, Dostie scored 12 goals last year, using her speed to beat defenders to the ball. She has improved her stick skills.

 

Kristen Felt, Scarborough, senior midfielder: Felt has accepted a scholarship to play at Division I Bucknell. A gifted stick handler with great game sense, she is able to break down a defense and find open teammate for easy plays.

 

Stephanie Felt, Scarborough, sophomore midfielder: Like her older sister, she is extremely versatile and can play any position. She will have a much bigger role this year.

 

Kelsey Freedman, Falmouth, senior goalie: A three-year starter, Freedman is the leader of the Yachtsmen’s defense. She is vocal, aggressive and not afraid to challenge any shooter.

 

Maci Heal, Camden Hills, senior right inner: A three-year starter, Heal is one of the team’s top offensive threats. She scored eight goals last year, despite playing with a knee brace.

 

Amethyst Hersom, Biddeford, senior left midfielder: Hersom is more of an offensive-minded midfielder and will be in the middle of any scoring chances for the Tigers. She’s a leader on a young team.

 

CeCi Hodgkins, Greely, junior forward: The Rangers’ leading scorer last year, Hodgkins uses her speed and deft stick skills to dodge defenders and get in close for goals. She is relentless in the circle.

 

Mackinleigh Isherwood, Portland, senior sweeper: Isherwood played every minute of every game last year and is the leader of Portland’s defense. She’s very smart in her own circle and able to clear the ball without hesitation.

 

Kyia Jensen, Brunswick, senior center midfielder: A four-year starter, Jensen has improved greatly. She controls the middle of the field and is instrumental in all corner plays.

 

Hannah Keating, York, senior center midfielder: A returning all-state selection, Keating is one of the best players in the state. She had 14 goals and 13 assists last year. She’s being recruited by several Division I schools.

 

Sarah LaQuerre, Cheverus, junior center forward: Extremely fast and able to control the ball against any defense, LaQuerre will be one of the Stags’ top threats. She scored 13 goals last year.

Alyssa Lawrence, Traip Academy, senior goalie: A returning starter, Lawrence often makes over 20 saves a game.

 

Frances Leslie, North Yarmouth Academy, senior center midfielder: A defensive-minded player, Leslie has always shown a knack for scoring big goals, and she may play up front more this year.

 

Sabrina Link, Wells, senior link: Link scored two overtime playoff goals last year and is one of the more well-rounded players on the Warriors.

 

Molly McVetty, Windham, junior forward: McVetty is a versatile player who can excel at either end of the field. She was the Eagles’ second-leading scorer last year.

 

Cari Posternak, York, junior forward: Posternak had several big goals for the Wildcats last year. She handles the ball well and has good speed.

 

Rebecca Roberts, South Portland, senior center midfielder: A defensive-minded midfielder, Roberts will be counted on for more offense this year. She is an excellent passer and stick handler.

 

Emily Sawchuck, Cheverus, senior left midfield: Sawchuck will likely play several positions. She has a booming shot and scored 16 goals last year.

 

Katrina Thibodeau, Thornton Academy, senior forward: A four-year varsity player, Thibodeau has drawn interest from several colleges. She has great field vision.

 

Katie Turner, Freeport, senior forward: The Falcons’ leading scorer last year, Turner is extremely aggressive in the circle and gets her stick on the ball.