2017 Sun Journal Fall All-Region Teams

All-Region Football Player of the Year

Sun Journal Football Player of the Year: Francis thrived as Lisbon's go-to guy

Lucas Francis of Lisbon High School. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)Lisbon coach Chris Kates understands how someone could look at junior quarterback Lucas Francis' 6-foot, 220-pound frame and see a fullback or lineman first. "He's not your...

All-Region Football Team

All-Region Golfer of the Year

Gaudin's game clicked when it mattered the most

Jacob GaudinJacob Gaudin peaked at the right time and for that, he has been named the Sun Journal Golfer of the Year. At the MVC Championships at Natanis’ Arrowhead course, the Dirigo senior shot a...

All-Region Golf Team

All-Region Girls' XC Runner of the Year

New heights: Jillian Richardson blazed the trail for Edward Little

Jillian Richardson (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)In her junior year, Jillian Richardson of Edward Little climbed to heights that haven’t been seen at her school in years. Richardson qualified for the New England championship meet at Belfast...

All-Region Girls' XC Team

All-Region Boys' XC Runner of the Year

Research pays off: Dominic Sclafani is the 2017 Sun Journal Boys' Cross Country Runner...

Dominic Sclafani (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)All of Oxford Hills senior Dominic Sclafani’s research paid off this year. The top Vikings runner finished 12th in the Class A state meet with a time of 17:13, his...

All-Region Boys' XC Team

All-Region Field Hockey Player of the Year

Hannah Trottier-Braun scored at will, led St. Dom's

Hannah Trottier-Braun (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)Hannah Trottier-Braun had just scored the game-winning goal, in double overtime, to give St. Dom’s its first state field hockey championship. Before she celebrated all of that, though, Trottier-Braun retrieved the...

All-Region Field Hockey Team

All-Region Girls' Soccer Player of the Year

All Day, every day: Monmouth senior Tia Day led the way

Tia Day (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)Hard work paid off for Tia Day. The Monmouth Academy senior worked on multiple areas of her game, as well as getting stronger physically, and it led to a season of...

All-Region Girls' Soccer Team

All-Region Boys' Soccer Player of the Year

A happy accident: Jonah Sautter led Greyhounds, is Sun Journal Soccer Player of the...

Jonah Sautter (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal)Jonah Sautter claims he became a goalie "on accident." But his worth to the Lisbon boys' soccer team — of which he was a "big backbone" according to head coach Dan...

All-Region Boys' Soccer Team