Cony High quarterback Ben Lucas has been named the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year in football.

Lucas, a record-setting passer, led the Rams of Augusta to the Class B state football championship with a 30-23 win over Kennebunk last month. Lucas threw three touchdowns and passed for 347 yards in rallying Cony.

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Lucas finished the season with 41 touchdown passes and 3,357 yards. His 89 touchdown passes for his career is a Maine schoolboy record as is his 7,575 passing yards.

Lucas is the first Cony player to be named Gatorade Player of the Year in football.