Ryan Backus of Mt. Blue, Nic Crutchfield of Dirigo and Eric Theiss of Leavitt are among the 11 semifinalists for the Fitzpatrick Trophy.
The award, given annually to the top high school football player in the state, will be presented in January. Coaches and media will select three finalists, to be announced Dec. 20.
The other semifinalists are Ryan Curit of South Portland, Thomas Foden of Cape Elizabeth, Lonnie Hackett of Bangor, Jack Mallis of Windham, Christian Powers of Windham, Ryan Stroud of Foxcroft Academy, and Bill Wetherbee of John Bapst.