Reese Armitage, Falmouth senior, outfielder/pitcher: Batted .344 for the Class A South champs and was 7-1 with 65 strikeoutss in 44 innings and a 0.78 ERA. He has accepted a scholarship to play at Division I Marist.
Robbie Armitage, Falmouth senior, shortstop: Batted .464 with seven doubles, two home runs, 23 runs scored and 22 RBI. He will join his brother, Reece, at Marist.
Evan Balzano, Thornton Academy senior, first base: The UMaine-bound Balzano was a first-team all-SMAA choice last year when he hit .426 with two home runs, 15 RBI and 13 runs scored.
Liam Bell, Wells junior, shortstop: Took over the starting shortstop job midway through his freshman season and has become the glue of his team. He has good range, hit over .400 as a sophomore and rarely strikes out.
Jared Brooks, Cheverus senior, pitcher/first base: Bound for Stonehill, Brooks hit .341 last year, was second on the team in RBI and played errorless ball. He is expected to pitch more this year.
Brandon Burnell, Sacopee Valley senior, pitcher/shortstop: Burnell was a dependable starter, going 7-1 with two playoff wins in the Hawks’ run to the Class C state championship.
Tim Carion, Scarborough senior, center field: One of the top returning hitters for the Red Storm, Carion is a strong defensive player in the outfield.
Jack Casale, Cheverus senior, pitcher/utility: Batted .396 last year and had a 1.52 ERA. He was a first-team all-SMAA selection.
Colby Dame, Deering senior, pitcher/first baseman: The lefty had a strong junior season with three wins, a save and a 2.01 ERA. Opposing batters hit just .224.
Thomas Fregeau, Old Orchard Beach senior, outfielder: A four-year starter and two-time WMC all-star, Fregeau batted .395 with 15 RBI and 15 runs.
Zach Grant, Brunswick junior, second base/pitcher: Grant had a strong sophomore season for the Dragons, hitting .295, playing good defense in the middle of the infield and showing poise as a pitcher.
Cam Guarino, Falmouth senior, pitcher/outfielder: An all-state selection last year, the left-handed Guarino helped the Yachtsmen win the Class A South title by going 10-0 with a 0.52 ERA. He is bound for the University of New Haven.
Brandon Hall, Thornton Academy senior, catcher: Bound for Division I Wagner, Hall was an all-SMAA defensive catcher last year while hitting .380 with 11 runs and eight RBI.
Jake Knop, Portland senior, shortstop: Bound for Manhattan University, Knop was a first-team all-SMAA choice when he batted .389 with five triples and six doubles. He’s an exceptional fielder as well.
Trevor LaBonte, York senior, pitcher: Hard thrower who will be the Wildcats’ ace, he’s worked on his hitting and is also a good first baseman.
Timmy MacDonald, York junior, third baseman: A returning Western Maine Conference all-star, MacDonald will bat third for the Wildcats, who were 11-6 last season.
Ben Nelson, Gorham junior, shortstop: Led the SMAA last year with a .442 batting average from the leadoff spot and also scored 17 runs. He’ll also be used as a pitcher.
Marshall Peterson, Cape Elizabeth senior, pitcher/first baseman: Returns as the Capers’ No. 1 starter after striking out 40 and walking only four in 46 innings as a junior.
Arlo Pike, Bonny Eagle junior, utility: Pike can play anywhere on the field for the Scots. He was a second-team all-SMAA pick last year, when he led the Scots with 11 RBI.
Trevor Salema, Traip Academy senior, pitcher/outfielder: One of three returning starting pitchers for the Rangers, Salema was 5-2 with a 2.67 ERA, allowing 33 hits in 391/3 innings. He also batted .319 with 12 runs and 11 stolen bases.
Brendan Tinsman, Cape Elizabeth junior, catcher: Verbally committed to play at Wake Forest, Tinsman has a strong arm that shuts down opposing running games, and he can hit for power. He has helped the Capers advance to two straight Class B South finals.
Sam Troiano, South Portland senior, outfielder: The SMAA most valuable player and an all-state selection as a junior, he hit .439 with 12 RBI, 20 runs and 13 stolen bases. He was also 3-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 271/3 innings.
Ryan Twitchell, Greely senior, pitcher: A Maine Sunday Telegram All-State pick in 2016, Twitchell is coming off a season in which he went 6-0 with two saves with a 0.62 ERA and 68 strikeouts in 45 innings. He has signed to play at the University of Rhode Island.
Colby Wagner, Freeport junior, catcher: A key component to the Falcons’ Class B South title team, Wagner hit .417 with eight extra-base hits, including three home runs, while driving in 18 runs.
Justin Wiggins, Kennebunk senior, pitcher: Crafty on the mound, Wiggins had a 3-3 record last year with a 2.90 ERA. Spots the ball well and keeps batters off-balance.
— Mike Lowe and Steve Craig