Alex Bandouveres, Brunswick, senior running back: He was the heart and soul of the Dragons at fullback and linebacker. He rushed for 1,140 yards and scored 13 touchdowns. He also had nine receptions for 192 yards and another touchdown.

Kevin Barrett, Thornton Academy, senior tight end: At 6-foot-5, Barrett proved a great target for his quarterback. He had 26 catches for 547 yards and seven TDs. He proved a good blocker at the edge and helped the team average 315 yards rushing a game.

Will Bessey, Brunswick, junior running back: He led the Dragons in rushing with 1,579 yards and 16 touchdowns. In the semifinals against Messalonskee, he gained 367 yards and scored four touchdowns on only 15 carries.

Luc Blanchette, Marshwood, senior quarterback: Blanchette rushed for 869 yards and passed for 411 yards. He scored 13 touchdowns and  passed for 11. He also played defensive back, punted and returned kicks

Chris Carney, Wells, senior running back: Carney rushed for 2,077 yards and scored 30 touchdowns. He had two kickoff returns, one punt return and one interception return for touchdowns. He was named the Class B Campbell Conference Player of the Year.

Mitchell Caron, Cony, senior quarterback: Caron passed for 2,549 yards and 22 touchdowns. He completed 201 passes in 320 attempts. He also was a running threat as he gained 335 yards on 92 carries and scored seven touchdowns.

Tayler Carrier, Cony, senior wide receiver: Carrier finished his career as the school’s all-time receiver. This season, he had 70 receptions for 905 yards and 13 touchdowns. He’s a three-time all-Pine Tree Conference selection at receiver.

Levi Craig, Leavitt, junior quarterback: Craig was the leading passer in the state as he threw for 3,113 yards and 34 touchdowns in 12 games for the Western Maine Class C champs. He completed 70 percent of his passes. He added 707 yards rushing and eight touchdowns.

Nick Dalecki, Marshwood, senior defensive end: He was the top defensive lineman on a team that allowed only eight points a game. He was a perfect Wing T guard, using his size and speed to lead an offense that averaged 427 yards rushing a game.

Zach Davis, Windham, senior linebacker: Davis was a physical presence on defense and led the Eagles with 37 solo and 69 assisted tackles. He forced two fumbles, one that went for a touchdown. He also played tight end and was a valuable pass receiver and blocker.

Jake Dexter, Messalonskee, senior defensive back: Dexter has been a two-year unanimous selection at free safety on the all-Pine Tree Conference team. Coach Brad Bishop calls him the best free safety he’s had in 35 years of coaching.

Jake Doyon, Messalonskee, senior tackle: He was selected as Player of the Year in Class B of the Pine Tree Conference, a rarity for a lineman. He paved the way for his runners. In two playoff games, the Eagles had over 1,000 yards rushing. As a defensive tackle, he had 84 tackles.

Zach Dubiel, Bonny Eagle, senior defensive back: Dubiel also played quarterback and it was his athleticism and intensity which made him stand out on both sides of the ball. He was selected as Player of the Year in Western Maine Class A.

Joe Fitzpatrick, Cheverus, senior running back: He led Eastern Maine Class A in rushing with 2,071 yards. He scored 27 touchdowns. He had four games with over 200 yards rushing and one game with over 300 yards.  He was named Player of the Year in Eastern Class A.

Brett Gerry, Marshwood, senior running back: Gerry is the Maine Sunday Telegram’s Player of the Year. He led the Hawks to the Class B state title with outstanding two-way play. Gerry finished with 2,263 yards rushing and scored 32 touchdowns. He was also outstanding at linebacker.

Dylan Hapworth, Winslow, senior running back: Hapworth scored seven touchdowns and accounted for 300 all-purpose yards in a 62-14 Class C state title win over Leavitt. He finished with 1,858 yards rushing and 33 touchdowns. He scored 255 points which included PATS and field goals. He also had 24 tackles and two interceptions.

Zordan Holman, Cheverus, senior defensive end: Holman was a stalwart at defensive end. He had 41 tackles and six sacks. The 6-foot-6 standout knocked down three passes. He was also a capable receiver.

Jeremiah Israel-Copeland, Portland, senior defensive tackle: He drew praise from several coaches in Eastern Maine Class A for his relentless style. He was unblockable at times. Israel-Copeland used his speed and strength to make plays from sideline to sideline.

Dane Johnson, Bangor, junior running back: Johnson was pretty much Bangor’s whole offense. Defenses knew  he was going to carry the ball, but rarely stopped him. He finished with 1,257 yards and 18 touchdowns. He carried the ball 37 times in a regular season game against Windham.

Austin McCrum, Thornton Academy, junior quarterback: McCrum passed for 1,596 yards and 17 touchdowns while rushing for 374 yards and three touchdowns. He completed 61 percent of his passes. McCrum threw for 302 yards vs. Cheverus and 251 yards vs. Bonny Eagle.

D’Andre Morgan, Thornton Academy, senior guard: He won the Gerry Raymond Award as the top linemen in Western Maine Class A. Morgan is a two-year first team selection to the all-Western Maine Class A team.

Davis Turner, Oxford Hills, senior linebacker: Turner was outstanding on both sides of the ball. He led Eastern Class A in tackles with 104. As  a running back, he rushed for 702 yards and scored nine touchdowns. He caught four passes for 52 yards .

Coach of the Year

Matt Perkins, Windham: Perkins guided a team that was perhaps a year ahead of schedule to the Eastern Maine Class A championship. The Eagles (9-2) beat Cheverus twice and led state champion Thornton Academy at halftime in the state final. The Eagles won a state title under Perkins in 2009.