BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

Silas Eastman, Fryeburg Academy

Eastman, a sophomore, capped an undefeated season against Maine competition with a victory in the Class B state meet, covering the 5-kilometer Belfast course in 16 minutes, 2.44 seconds. 

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

Abbey Leonardi, Kennebunk

Leonardi, a junior, won every Maine race she was in last fall and was the only Maine schoolgirl to break 18 minutes on a 5K course — and did it three times. She also won her third straight Class A state title. 

BOYS’ GOLF

Mike Arsenault, Gorham

Arsenault stuck to his game plan to win the Class A individual golf championship at Natanis Golf Course by hitting the fairways, then the greens, and giving himself as many birdie chances as possible. The strategy paid off with a par 72 and a five-shot win. Arsenault, a senior, also led Gorham to the Class A team championship. 

GIRLS’ GOLF

Ali Prescott, Fort Kent

Prescott, a home-schooled freshman, traveled to Natanis the day before the state tournament and shot a 74 from the ladies’ tees. A few days earlier, she shot a 73 and a 74 at Fort Kent Golf Course, also from the ladies’ tees. She followed her hot practice rounds with a 79 to win the state title, riding a hot putter to upset the favorites. 

FIELD HOCKEY

Nicole Sevey, Skowhegan

Sevey, a center midfielder, is one of the top young talents in the nation. A junior, she helped the Indians secure the Class A state title with 11 goals and 14 assists. She has 31 goals and 29 assists in her career. 

FOOTBALL

Peter Gwilym, Cheverus

Gwilym, a senior quarterback and defensive back, led the Stags to a 12-0 record and the Class A state title. Gwilym, who will attend Ohio State, also won the Fitzpatrick Trophy as Maine’s top senior football player. 

BOYS’ SOCCER

Phil Frost, Bangor

Frost, a senior, led the Rams to the Class A state championship with 26 goals and eight assists. Frost also played hockey at Bangor, and will play soccer at Husson. 

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Emily Lane, Sacopee Valley

A senior forward/midfielder, Lane scored a team-high 24 goals and had 10 assists to lead the Hawks to their first Class C state championship. An All-New England selection, Lane will play soccer at the University of Vermont. 

VOLLEYBALL

Alyssa Drapeau, Biddeford

After the Tigers came up short for the state title her first three years, Drapeau, a senior, led a balanced team to victory, beating Falmouth in straight sets for Biddeford’s first championship. An athletic and powerful outside hitter, Drapeau’s stat line was 172 kills, 56 aces, 171 digs, 23 blocks and 220 set assists. 

WRESTLING

Jacob Powers, Camden Hills

A senior, Powers went 33-0 and claimed his second consecutive Class B championship at 160 pounds. He won outstanding wrestler of the meet awards at the Redskin Invitational in Sanford, the KVAC championships and the Maine All-Star tournament. He intends to wrestle at Lock Haven University, a Division I school in Pennsylvania. 

BOYS’ INDOOR TRACK

McKenzie Gary, Mt. Ararat

Gary helped the Eagles to one of their best finishes at the Class A championships, winning three events — the long jump, 55-meter dash and 200. Gary also plays football and is one of the state’s top sprinters in outdoor track. 

GIRLS’ INDOOR TRACK

Nicole Kirk, Scarborough

Kirk won the Class A title in the 200 and ran the anchor leg for the victorious 800 relay team as the Red Storm secured their seventh straight state title. Kirk credited her success and improvement to training with Scarborough’s boys’ team and running cross country to improve her endurance. 

BOYS’ SKIING

Ethan Burke, Hampden Academy

Burke won the Class A skimeister as the top overall performer at the state meet by placing second in slalom, third in freestyle, fifth in giant slalom and eighth in classic. He also qualified for both the Alpine and Nordic competitions in the Eastern High School Championships. 

GIRLS’ SKIING

Becca Bell, Yarmouth

A two-time skimeister in Class B and four-time Western Maine Conference skimeister, Bell placed among the top 10 in Class B in slalom, giant slalom, freestyle and classic. She was fourth in both slalom and classic and helped Yarmouth win the overall Class B state title in each of her four years. 

BOYS’ HOCKEY

Brady Fleurent, Biddeford

Fleurent, led the state in scoring as a sophomore with 66 points over 21 games, producing 32 goals and adding 34 assists. He also excelled on both the power play and penalty killing units, for the Tigers.

GIRLS’ HOCKEY

Sophie Goulet, St. Dom’s

Goulet, a senior, combined skills and plenty of smarts to lead the Saints to a 20-1 record and the state title. She had 24 goals and 20 assists, but it was her presence on the ice, as a defensive stopper and offensive catalyst that propelled St. Dom’s. 

BOYS’ SWIMMING

Marcus Cloutier, Cape Elizabeth

A junior who was born in Australia, Cloutier enjoyed an undefeated season. He was the Class A champion in the 200-yard individual medley and 100 freestyle, in times faster than those of any other Maine high school swimmer this year, and helped the Capers win the 200 free relay and place second in the 400 free relay. 

GIRLS’ SWIMMING

Sarah Easterling, Greely

A sophomore, Easterling is a two-time Class B state champion in both the 100-yard backstroke and 200 individual medley. She set a backstroke meet record of 59.40 seconds, won both events at New Englands, and played a role in eight school and three pool records. 

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Theo Bowe, Cape Elizabeth

Bowe had arguably the best single-game performance of the 2011 state tournament, scoring 36 points to fuel the Capers’ near-upset against Camden Hills in the Class B final. Bowe averaged 25.2 points for the season and was selected MVP of the Western Class B tournament. 

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Kayla Burchill, Deering

Burchill finished with 1,279 career points and was honored as Miss Maine Basketball. The 6-foot senior averaged 22.1 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.0 steals this winter while leading the Rams to a 19-2 record. She will continue playing at the University of Vermont. 

BOYS’ TENNIS

Patrick Ordway, Waynflete

In the first three-set boys’ final in seven years, Ordway rallied to a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Falmouth freshman Justin Brogan a year after losing in the final. In the semifinals, the top-seeded Ordway avenged his only loss of the regular season, beating Cape Elizabeth sophomore Matt Gilman, 6-0, 6-2. 

GIRLS’ TENNIS

Maria Varano, Kennebunk

A junior, Varano spent two years working her way up the USTA New England junior ladder. This year, she decided to play for Kennebunk, and the result was a straight-sets victory every time out, including every match of the MPA state singles tournament, culminating in a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Brunswick’s Maisie Silverman. 

BOYS’ OUTDOOR TRACK

Jack Terwilliger, Cheverus

Terwilliger, a senior distance runner, won three events at the Class A championships — the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 — and also established himself as one of the state’s most consistent runners. He finished fourth at the Class A cross country championships despite missing the bulk of the season because of iliotibial band syndrome, and he won Class A indoor titles in the 1,600 and 3,200. He will attend Dartmouth this fall. 

GIRLS’ OUTDOOR TRACK

Carley O’Brien, Traip Academy

O’Brien, a senior, had a hand in 38 points to help Traip Academy win its first Class C state championship since 1994. She won the 100 hurdles and long jump, finished second in the triple jump and ran a leg of the Rangers’ state championship 400 relay. 

BOYS’ LACROSSE

Mitch Tapley, Falmouth

A junior, Tapley had 34 goals and 23 assists in 12 regular-season games. He was honored as an All-American and was named to the Western Maine Conference’s first team. A three-year starter, he already has 62 goals and 51 assists in his varsity career. 

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

Mia Rapolla, Gorham

Rapolla, a senior, was the state’s leading scorer as a junior with 110 goals, and though Gorham was knocked out of the playoffs in the Western Class A semifinals, Rapolla finished this season with 88 goals and 13 assists. Also an All-State basketball player and one of the state’s top runners in cross country, she will play lacrosse at the University of Massachusetts 

BASEBALL

Scott Heath, Westbrook

Heath had a 5-0 record and hadn’t given up a run in 32 innings when he hurt his arm pitching in the regular-season finale. He was done pitching for the season with a slight ligament tear in his left arm and will rest and rehab it before deciding if an operation is needed. He gave up 11 hits this season, all singles, and hit .378 with a team-high 22 RBI. Heath will attend UMaine on a baseball scholarship. 

SOFTBALL

Alexis Bogdanovich, South Portland

A senior, Bogdanovich went 10-0 with a 0.10 earned-run average, 111 strikeouts and four walks in 69 innings. She also batted .577 with two home runs and 23 RBI. Also named the Gatorade Player of the Year, she will play softball at Division II St. Anselm College.