Cole Anderson, Camden Hills freshman: Anderson is a first-year varsity golfer and already one of the best in the state. He was the top finisher (11th) among the Mainers that played in the New England Junior Championship, shooting rounds of 72-76-76.

Sam Burgoyne, Greely senior: The left-hander has improved since a year ago and averaged 37 in preseason matches. He shot a 76 in the Class A states last year as Greely finished second.

Ryan Collins, Cape Elizabeth sophomore: Collins will play No. 1 for the Capers. He shot an 85 in the Class B team championship and had an 84 in the individual championship. He was on the Maine team that played in the New England Juniors.

Tom Higgins, Cheverus freshman: Higgins is a first-year varsity player and one of the top junior players in the state. He has been averaging 38 for nine holes in preseason and will play No. 1 for the Stags.

Greg Kalagias, Thornton Academy senior: Kalagias shot a 79 in the Class A state team championship as the Golden Trojans finished fourth. He had a 40.1-stroke average last season and was named to the all-SMAA first team.

Drew Kane, Scarborough senior: Kane sparked the Red Storm to their first state golf title by shooting a 75. He placed fourth with a 75 in the Class A individual championship and played on the Maine team in the New England Juniors.

Austin Legge, Cape Elizabeth freshman: Legge is a first-year varsity player who won the Maine Junior Amateur Championship this summer. He was on the Maine team that played in the New England Juniors.

Nick Mazurek, Oceanside senior: Mazurek tied for first in the Class A state individual championship with a 72 last year. He shot 70 in the team championship the previous week. Mazurek was named to the Maine Sunday Telegram all-state team.

Bailey Plourde, Lincoln Academy junior: Plourde finished second in the schoolgirl championship last year, shooting a 75. She tied for 12th with an 80 in the New England Schoolgirl Junior in June. She plays No. 1 for the Eagles.

Hashilla Rivai, Thornton Academy senior: She captured last season’s state schoolgirl title by shooting a 70. The Jakarta, Indonesia, native had a 35.4 scoring average and took 19 1/2 points out of a possible 20.

Aidan Roberts, Greely senior: Roberts tied for fifth in last year’s state Class A individual championship with a 79. He had a 74 in the team states. He finished the preseason with a 38-stroke average.

Lucas Roop, Gorham sophomore: He shot a 36 in his first match. He is a returning starter for the Rams, who finished fifth in last year’s Class A team championship.

Lauren Schonewolf, Cape Elizabeth junior: Schonewolf won the girls’ Maine Junior Championship in the 15-to-17 age division. She’s a returning starter for the Capers.

Julian Starbird, Camden Hills senior: Starbird is a four-year starter for the Windjammers and had a 39.1-stroke average for the Class B state champs, who move up to Class A this fall.

Alex Whitmore, Falmouth senior: He went 9-1 during the regular season and had a 41-stroke average in matches. Whitmore shot a 78 in the Class A state team championships as Falmouth tied for second. He placed 13th in the state individual championship.

– Tom Chard

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