Biddeford Tigers

Coach: Steve Vermette

Last year’s results: 10-9

Key returning wrestlers: Dominick Day (145/152); Nick Ackerman (195/220); Austin Burnham (285); Brian Livermore (145/138); Dwayne Dyer (132/126)

Coach’s outlook: “We still have a young team with a big sophomore class and a few solid freshman. I think we should be competitive filling all our weight classes.”

Kennebunk Rams

Coach: Steve Young

Key returning wrestlers: Cole Hallee (senior, 145); George Doe (senior, 160); Andrew Burns (senior, 170)

Coach’s outlook: “We are very young again this season. The majority of our team is made up of freshman and sophomores. Though I feel that we can have a pretty successful season based on the young group we have. A good chunk of the sophomores started for us last year and saw some success. If they can continue to work and grow from that, things will start turning in their favor in tight matches. I look forward to seeing what they can accomplish on the mat this year.”

Massabesic Mustangs

Coach: Richard DeRosier

Last year’s results: 15-2; second place at state tournament

Key returning wrestlers: Zac Richard (senior, 160); Mike Risti (senior, 220); Logan Martin (junior, 152); Leo Amabile (sophomore, 106); Trevor Walton (sophomore,182)

Key newcomers: Jeff Bryan (senior,113), Noah McGrath (freshman, 132); Ethan Huff (120); David Phinney (132)

Coach’s outlook:  “(We) have a mix of young and old wrestlers working together this year. If all the wrestlers work hard and come together as a team, the outlook should be good this season.”

Sanford Spartans

Coach: Nate Smith

Key returning wrestlers: Chase Eldridge (170); Adam Thornell (138); Korey Sanborn (285)

Key newcomers: Sam Anderson (160)

Coach’s outlook: “We have one of the strongest teams I’ve ever had as head coach. We have a mix of a lot of rookies in the lineup and a lot of veterans in the lineup and it has been working really well. I think this year, we will be pretty competitive even with some of the top teams. I’m looking to at least be top four in the region and hopefully carry that over to the state (tournament).”

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