Cape Elizabeth: The defending Class B champion Capers have experience and a strong defensive corps capable of generating transition offense.

Kennebunk: Dropping into the Class B mix this year, the Rams will bring a top-notch goaltender and terrific defense.

Scarborough: Four consecutive Class A titles speak for themselves. The Red Storm replace star power with depth and balance.

South Portland: The biggest threat to Scarborough in the West, the surging Red Riots are growing in confidence.

Yarmouth: They came up short against the Capers a year ago, but the Clippers are long on talent and ready to try again.