Nyagoa Bayak, Westbrook sophomore: Bayak finished sixth in the high jump (5-0) at the Class A meet last year but is coming off a strong indoor season, having won the high jump (5-6) and triple jump (37-03/4) at the state meet.
Adelaide Cooke, Falmouth senior: Cooke won the shot put (39-111/2) and discus (131-0), and was second in the javelin (110-0) and fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (16.03) at the Class A meet last year.
Emma Gallant, Cheverus freshman: In her first indoor state meet, Gallant won the 200 (26.48) and 400 (58.86), and was third in the 55 (7.48) in Class A.
Abby Hamilton, Yarmouth senior: Hamilton won the 2-mile at the Class B indoor state meet by 22 seconds (11:21.24) and previously ran a state-leading time of 11:11.18. Last outdoor season, she won the 3,200 at the state meet (11:12.14).
Emily Labbe, Scarborough freshman: At the Class A indoor state meet, Labbe won the 55 (7.47), and finished second in the 200 (26.98) and the 55 hurdles (8.79) to help lead her team to the title.
Anneka Murrin, Yarmouth junior: Murrin won the 1,600 (5:12.59) and took second in the 800 (2:20.43) at last year’s Class B state meet.
Malaika Pasch, Falmouth sophomore: Pasch took second in the 800 (2:23.54) at the Class A state meet last year. This indoor season, she won the mile (5:24.12) and was third in the 800 (2:20.17).
Juliana Selser, South Portland junior: Selser won the 800 (2:20.48) last year, and also captured the indoor title this winter in a state-record time of 2:16.82.
Bethany Sholl, Scarborough junior: Sholl won the 3,200 (11:36.85) at the Class A state meet last year and the 2-mile title at this year’s indoor state meet (11:40.31).
Emma White, Cheverus sophomore: White took fourth in the long jump (16-63/4) and sixth in the triple jump (33-11) at the Class A meet last year. This indoor season, she was second in both the long jump (17-21/4) and triple jump (36-51/2).
Ben Batoosingh, Scarborough senior: After placing fifth in the 300 hurdles (42.35) at the Class A state meet last year, Batoosingh came on strong this indoor season, winning the 400 (52.44) and taking third place in the 200 (23.29).
Ruay Bol, South Portland senior: Bol won the triple jump (45-1) and was second in the long jump (21-4) at the Class A state meet last year.
Matt Brady, Biddeford senior: Coming off an injury that sidelined him for most of the winter after he opened the indoor season with a state-leading throw of 57-1, Brady was second in the shot (55-103/4) and third in the discus (154-8) at last year’s Class A state meet.
Jarett Flaker, Scarborough freshman: Flaker won the 55 (6.68) and finished second in the 200 (22.99) at the Class A indoor state meet, and ran the fastest time in the state this year in the 55 (6.61).
Tahj Garvey, Yarmouth junior: Garvey won the 400 at the Class B outdoor state meet (50.64) last year.
Luke Laverdiere, Yarmouth junior: Last year, Laverdiere won the 800 (2:01.34) and 1,600 (4:21.94) at the Class B state meet. This indoor season, he won the mile (4:24.35) and the 2-mile (9:49.73).
Matt Polewaczyk, Falmouth senior: Polewaczyk finished second in the 100 (11.49) and third in the 200 (22.93) at the Class A state meet. He is returning from a hip injury that sidelined him indoors.
Sam Rusak, Scarborough senior: Rusak won the 200 (22.82), 110 hurdles (15.01), high jump (6-0) and pole vault (15-6) at last year’s Class A state meet. He also won three events at the indoor meet both this year and last year.
Jeremiah Sands, Falmouth senior: Sands is the top returning 1,600-meter runner in Class A. He placed third in the event (4:25.22) last year and was fourth in the 3,200 (9:38.18).
Seth White, Brunswick senior: One of the top returning sprinters in Class A, White finished fourth in both the 100 (11.56) and long jump (20-63/4) at the Class A state meet.
– Deirdre Fleming