Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Ellen Bacchiocchi, Fryeburg Academy, senior, forward: With three assists in two games, the speedy senior is doing what Coach Dede Frost hoped for: Taking control of the offense.
Jen Brown, left, helped NYA wins its fourth straight Western Class C title last fall, and its third state championship in four years.
John Patriquin/2010 Press Herald file
Lani Edwards is back for her fourth season as the starting goalie for South Portland, which hopes to return to playoff contention in Western Class A after a tough 2-12 season.
Gregory Rec/2010 Press Herald file
Jen Brown, North Yarmouth Academy, senior, midfielder: A second-team Western Maine Conference pick, she and fellow captain Bailey Clock will look to increase the offensive tempo.
Gabi Cardona, Portland, senior, midfielder: The team captain must help make up for the graduation of all-state players Kylie Dalbec and Raechel Allen.
Elizabeth Coughlin, North Yarmouth Academy, sophomore, goalie: Coming off a 103-save freshman season that finished with a 1-0 shutout of Winthrop in the Class C championship game.
Sammy Crosman, Marshwood, senior, midfielder: Smart, four-year varsity player is a tough defender who sees the field well for the defending Western Class A champs.
Emily Domingo, Greely, senior, defender: Excellent tackler on the wing with enough speed to recover, she is a key defensive component on a senior-laden team.
Lani Edwards, South Portland, senior, goalkeeper: After a strong sophomore season, Edwards and the rest of the Red Riots looking to bounce back from 2-12 season.
Andrea Feeney, Windham, senior, goalie: Feeney stopped 78 percent of the shots she faced a year ago and is the backbone of a defense that allowed 18 goals in 17 games.
Alice Flint, Camden Hills, senior, forward: Already an accomplished playmaker, her increased power on shots should raise her goal total.
Karli-An Gilbert, Scarborough, senior, midfielder: An honorable-mention all-state pick as a junior, she plays the whole game well.
Kallie Hutchinson, Yarmouth, sophomore, midfielder: Led Yarmouth in goals as a freshman, playing on the right side of the field.
Arianna Kahler, Lisbon, sophomore, forward: Led the Greyhounds with 17 goals last year and spent the summer at a high-end camp honing her game.
Amanda Kasbohm, York, senior, goalie: The athletic four-year starter and captain will key a stout defense for the defending Western Class B champs.
Caitlin LaFountain, Mt. Ararat, junior, midfielder: An all-KVAC pick last season after scoring six goals as a freshman.
Allison Lemay, Westbrook, senior, forward: Captain and three-year contributor led the balanced Blazes' offense in scoring last season.
Caroline L'Heureux, Sanford, senior, forward: SMAA's only returning all-state player, she led Sanford in scoring as a junior and is a forceful presence close to the cage.
Josephine Moore, Waynflete, senior, forward: The two-year captain moves from midfield to left inner and should combine with Merilla Michael to form a dual scoring threat.
Lindsey Poirier, Marshwood, sophomore, midfielder: Stick skills, a strong drive, and hard shot make Poirier a person of interest for opposing coaches.
Hannah Plourde, Oceanside, senior, forward: Despite injuries, she was among the top scorers for a team on the rise in Eastern Class B. She and fellow senior forward Molly Mellor form a high-speed threat.
Emily Rodrigue, Cheverus, senior, forward: A returning starter, she improved in the offseason and should be the top scoring threat for one of Western Class A's best teams.
Leika Scott, Falmouth, junior, midfielder: Strong and athletic, she can score and create while leading a formidable midfield for the Yachtsmen.
Patty Smith, Gorham, senior, goalie: Three-year starter and captain has developed into one of the SMAA's best.
Alex Staples, Massabesic, junior, forward: Mustangs' co-high scorer and an All-SMAA pick as a sophomore.
Lauren Steidl, Cape Elizabeth, senior, forward: A Princeton-bound lacrosse All-American, she missed her junior season because of an ankle injury but was one of the Capers' leading scorers as a sophomore.
Staci Swallow, Cheverus, senior, midfielder: Makes an impact all over the field. She opened the season with two goals against Portland.
-- Steve Craig, Staff Writer
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Caroline L’Heureux, left, of Sanford is the lone holdover in the SMAA from last year’s all-state team.
John Patriquin/2012 Press Herald file