EDWARD LITTLE

Coach: Jessica Somers (10th year)

Conference: KVAC; Class: A

Last year’s results: 6-6 (lost in Class A quarterfinal)

Returning athletes: Seniors — Sierra Green, Piper Norcross, Julia Milks, Sarah Sterling; Juniors — Madelyn Landry, Megan Steele, Sarah Lachance, Mallory Ouellette; Sophomores — Lydia Celani.

Key losses: Mariah Vaillancourt, Kaylee Jipson, Tyme Finnerty.

Promising newcomers: Sophomore — Rebecca Raby; Freshman — Erin Anderson.

Season outlook: The Red Eddies anticipate building upon the success of the past two seasons. Even with some key losses, they are showing solid team chemistry between their returning players and talented newcomers. The team worked hard on skills during the preseason and is looking forward to translating those into their play on the field.

LEWISTON

Coach: Brant Remington (Second year)?

Conference: ?KVAC?; Class: ?A?

Last year’s results: 8-4? (?KVAC champions; lost in Class A North semifinal?)

Returning athletes: Senior — ?Gabrielle Wilson?; Juniors — ?Christine Chasse, Erin Lachance, Abbie Langelier, Katie Lemieux, Kelsie Lynch, Meghan Morris?; Sophomores — ?CeCe Racine, Rachel Ouellette, Camree St. Hilaire?.

Key losses: ?Morgan Eliasen, Sasha Leclair, Dacia Bail, Julia St. Laurent, Shaima Naji, Hannah Dickinson?.

Promising newcomers: Senior — ?Sierra Connor-Schade; Junior — ?Sydney Hill; Freshmen — ?Grace Dumond, Shauna LeBlanc, Sara Robert?.

Season outlook: ?The Blue Devils are coming off their first KVAC title and another winning season. There are several holes to fill but two of the top three scorers from last season return. Racine is one of the state’s top up-and-coming keepers. Lewiston is looking to qualify for the playoffs once again and make a run at another KVAC title.?

OXFORD HILLS

Coach: Jaimee Smith (seventh year)

Conference: KVAC; Class: A

Last year’s results: 0-12

Returning athletes: Seniors — Caroline Burns, Selena Luz, Jenna Moxcey; Juniors — Derry Bessette, Gillian Grover, Cassidy Walo, Gabby Louvat; Sophomores — Maggie Hartnett, Jade Smedberg, Marissa Paine, Megan Godbout.

Key losses: Hannah Hartnett, Arianna Greene, Anna Huff, Emily Lathrop, Morgan Richardson, Jayra Bray.

Promising newcomers: Sophomores — Sage Croteau, Nadia Wielki, Cecelia Dietrich, Julia Colby; Freshmen — Ella Kellogg, Tiana James.

Season outlook: The Vikings are looking forward to the upcoming season and to showing the team’s growth and development They are coming off an 0-12 season, but Smith said they were in most of their games until the final minutes and are looking to build off of that momentum. They have some fresh new talent along with some skilled and consistent upperclassmen. Smith lauds the work of the upperclassmen and said everyone is looking to build the offense, defense and more importantly, the transition game to come out on top of those close games.

ST. DOM’S

Coach: Leslie Klenk (third year)

Conference: Western Maine; Class: C

Last year’s results: 7-5 (Lost in Class B North semifinals)

Returning athletes: Seniors — ?Victoria Chase (A), Elizabeth Perkins (G), Rileigh Stebbins (M), Eisa Lee (M), Caroline Gastonguay (M), Payton Winslow (D), Madison Leslie (A), Lindsay Cook (D), Hannah Trottier-Braun (D); Juniors — ?Emma Theriault (A), Avery Lutryzkowski (M), Mary Suckow (A), Emma Theriault (A), Dominique Michaud (D); Sophomores — ?Mia-Angelina Leslie (A), Raegan Hachey (D), Simone Long (G).

Key losses: Kristina Cornelio, Isabelle Frenette, Abigail Castonguay (injured).

Promising newcomers: Freshmen — ?Charlotte Gastonguay (A), Anna Cote (M), Gisele Ouellette (D), Taryn Cloutier (A), Hannah Kenney (D), Emily Wallingford (A), Sydney Stebbins (A).

Season outlook: In its third varsity season, the Saints will continue to focus on fundamentals and team play to help improve on last year’s 7-5 record in the competitive Western Maine Conference. Klenk said a strong freshman class is expected to provide significant support to an experienced veteran squad.


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