Hank Duval, Waynflete junior, attack: Duval led the Flyers in scoring last season with 36 goals and 35 assists and teams with sophomore Miles Lipton (25 goals) to form a strong threat.

Ben Ekedahl, Cape Elizabeth senior, defense: Ekedahl is a returning Maine Sunday Telegram All-State player with the skills to be a shutdown defender and a dangerous threat in transition.

Christian Glover, Brunswick senior, LSM: A returning Telegram All-State and U.S. Lacrosse All-America pick, Glover has superb stick skills with his long pole and scored 28 goals with 13 assists.

Brendan Hickey, Falmouth junior, defense: Opposing coaches rave about Hickey’s combination of fundamental skills with his feet and stick, strength and speed that combine to neutralize top attackmen.

Bill Jacobs, Yarmouth senior, attack: A four-year starter for the Clippers, Jacobs has the quickness to get open and the hard shot needed to finish. He scored 44 goals with 28 assists last year.

Reece Lagerquist, Scarborough junior, LSM/defense: A returning Telegram All-State pick and a three-year starter, he is an imposing presence at 6-foot-5 with good ground-ball skills. He plans to play at Dartmouth.

Carter Landry, Gorham, senior goalie: A returning Telegram All-State selection, Landry had a .670 save percentage as Gorham made a surprise run to the Class A South final.

Wyatt LeBlanc, Thornton Academy junior, midfield: LeBlanc led the Golden Trojans in points with 12 goals and 21 assists and picked up 63 ground balls. He has above-average defensive skills.

Cooper Mehlhorn, South Portland sophomore, attack: Already among the top attackmen in the state, Mehlhorn will be looking to build on a 43-goal, 28-assist freshman season for the youthful Red Riots.

Sam Neugebauer, Scarborough senior, attack: Neugebauer led the Class A champs’ dynamic offense with 62 goals and 13 assists. He also picked up 42 ground balls and earned Telegram All-State honors.

Nate Richards, Deering senior, midfielder: A returning all-SMAA pick, Richards is a strong two-way player who scored 38 goals as a junior.

Jack Scribner, Falmouth, senior attack: A returning Telegram All-State pick, Scribner had 42 goals and 38 assists for the Class B champs and plans to play next season at Bates.

Connor Thoreck, Cape Elizabeth senior, midfielder: Despite missing time with an ankle injury, Thoreck scored 25 goals with nine assists. He has improved his shooting and is likely to draw long-stick defenders.

Owen Thoreck, Cape Elizabeth senior, attack: A returning All-America and Connor’s twin brother, Owen Thoreck scored 36 goals with 20 assists to lead Cape in scoring and has improved as a playmaker.

Alex York, Gorham senior, attack: York had 104 points as a junior (62 goals, 42 assists) to set a school single-season record and earn SMAA first-team honors. He and Cam Wright are among the state’s most dangerous duos.

– Steve Craig

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