Stephanie Aceto, South Portland senior, pitcher: Aceto batted .312 for the Red Riots last year while also serving as the team’s No. 1 pitcher, winning five games.
Mackenzie Aleva, Noble junior, shortstop: Aleva was a second-team SMAA pick last year after she batted .345 with two home runs and 13 RBI. She has a strong arm in the field.
Lacey Bean, Massabesic sophomore, outfielder: A first-team all-SMAA pick last year, Bean hit .392 with five home runs, 20 RBI and 13 runs scored. She also stole eight bases.
Morgan Boyle, Portland senior, shortstop: A three-year starter for the Bulldogs, she batted .382 last year with a team-high 21 hits. Very strong defensive player as well.
Mackenzie Buzzell, Fryeburg Academy senior, center field: Buzzell hit .537 last year with four home runs, 18 RBI and 27 runs scored. She excels defensively as well.
Anya Chase, Wells junior, pitcher: A lefty, Chase struck out 127 batters in 992/3 innings last year. She also hit .690 with 15 doubles, five triples, 37 runs scored and 13 RBI.
Liz Cole, Lake Region senior, left field: Cole jump-starts the Lake Region batting order from her leadoff spot. She hit .325 last year.
Brook Davis, Biddeford junior, catcher: You can’t miss with your pitch to Davis. She hit 11 home runs last year, driving in 40 runs and scoring 35 for the Class A state champs. She also had 10 doubles.
Reilly Eddy, Traip Academy junior, pitcher/second base: Eddy hit around .500 last year and helped pitch the Rangers into the Class C South quarterfinals. Versatile in the field as well.
Hope Faulkingham, Morse senior, shortstop: A two-time KVAC all-star, Faulkingham has led the Shipbuilders in batting average each of the last three years. She also led the team in RBI last year.
Sydney Giroux, Deering senior, outfield/catcher: A four-year starter for the Rams, she batted .327 last year and did not make an error in 21 chances in the outfield.
Lindsey Gregoire, Kennebunk junior, first base/outfield: Gregoire had a strong season for the Rams as a sophomore, hitting .585 while playing strong defense in the field.
Chloe Griffin, Scarborough junior, pitcher/outfielder: She batted .547 and set a school record with 35 RBI while scoring 30 runs and hitting four homers. On the mound she was 5-0 with a 0.26 ERA.
Julia Harrod, York senior, center field: She batted .333 last year and struck out just five times all season. A strong defensive player who will key the Wildcats’ outfield.
Chloe Jones, Oceanside sophomore, pitcher: As a freshman she averaged 10.3 strikeouts a game while going 14-1. She also hit .444 with 16 RBI. She was a first-team KVAC all-star.
Alexa Koenig, Freeport sophomore, third base: She sparks the Falcons batting from the top of the order and plays a very strong third base.
Camryn LaPierre, Westbrook junior, shortstop: A first-team all-SMAA pick last year, LaPierre hit .511 for the Blazes with 17 RBI and 15 runs. Strong defensive player as well.
Grace McGouldrick, Gorham junior, pitcher/shortstop: A second-team all-SMAA selection, McGouldrick hit .466 with 16 stolen bases, 15 runs scored and 14 RBI. She hit eight doubles.
Kortney McKenna, Lincoln Academy junior, pitcher: An all-KVAC honorable mention last year, the hard-throwing McKenna will look to build on her strong finish from a year ago.
Olivia Mora, Windham senior, first base: One of the top returning hitters around, Mora was a first-team SMAA choice while batting .438 with six home runs, 21 runs and 31 RBI.
Cate Ralph, Yarmouth junior, catcher: Starting her third season, Ralph batted .345 last year and led the Clippers with 17 RBI while scoring 16 runs.
Jessie Robicheaw, Cape Elizabeth sophomore, pitcher: She batted .393 last year with 15 RBI and 10 runs scored. As a pitcher she was 8-6 with 81 strikeouts in 931/3 innings.
Lydia Simmons, Medomak Valley sophomore, first base: Hitting in the No. 3 slot, she batted .519 as a freshman last year with 10 doubles and 18 RBI.
Ally Tillotson, Cheverus/NYA senior, catcher/outfielder: A first-team all-SMAA selection last year, Tillotson hit .512 while driving in 12 runs and scoring six. Can play multiple positions.
Lilly Volk, Scarborough senior, pitcher/outfielder: The UMaine-bound Volk didn’t allow an earned run in the regular season last year while striking out 58 in 37 innings. She batted .429 with four home runs.