2022 11-man football preview capsules

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Sep. 1—: Rick Kramer (first year)

: A

: 0-9

: Seniors — Hunter LaChance, Austin Sellinger, Tulebari Monday, Caden Garry, Lucas Pawlina, Tyler Grenier; Juniors — Kenzie Grenier, Jack Pepin, Keegan Olcott, Daulton David, Gavin Therriault; Sophomores — Hunter Baker, Mayson Larochelle, Ben Dubois, Owen Vincecruz, Bjorn Sandberg, Alex Duchette.

: Drew Smith, Jack Keefe, Gavin LePage.

: Seniors — Tate Morse, Jon Yoka, Jackson Kimball; Sophomores — Austin Smith, Caden Freeman, Cristino Catchuva, Caden Dulac; Freshmen — Lyric Veinott, Christian Rodriguez, Cristino Catchuva.

: Rick Kramer is entering his first year as Edward Little's head coach and, while he said the team is "rebuilding," the Red Eddies are making improvements. The Eddies bring back Caden Garry, a Sun Journal All-Region second-team player last year, as well as many other upperclassmen.

: Michael Hathaway (21st year)

: C South

: 7-1, reached C South final.

: Seniors — Brett Coburn (TE/DE), Dayton Calder (SLOT/CB), Beau Mayo (G/LB), Sawyer Hathaway (WR/S), Nick Morin (WR/CB), Parker Gilbert (T/DT), Logan Levesque (C/NT), Braxton Rowe (SLOT/S); Juniors — Noah Carpenter (QB/S), Maddox Demers (TB/LB), Jace Negley (T/DT), Mason Twitchell (G/LB), Nash Angstrom (TE/LB), Colten Taylor (QB/LB), Aiden Turcotte (SLOT/CB).

: Jack Boutaugh, Hunter Hayes, Reeve Twitchell, Degan Jordan, Trevor Poirier, Ben Sirois, Trevor Bosse, Jacob Wilcox, Josh Chretien, Blaine Shaw, Anden Cabral, Landen Arsenault, Manny Driscoll, Kegan Lebourdais, Pearson Cooper.

: Seniors — Jacob Mellen (TB/LB), Jarrett Albert (G/T); Juniors — Will Keach (SLOT/LB), Matt Rementer (T/DT), Tristan Buck (DE), Kaden James (DT), Brandon Bilodeau (SLOT/S), Brendan Bickford (WR), Chase Webster (TB/LB); Sophomores — Landon Daigle (WR/DB), Kavon Graham-Jones (T/DT), Aiden Levesque (C/DT), Landon Myers (G/DT), Braydon Letourneau (SLOT/CB), Keegan Reny (TB/LB); Freshman — Mason Henderson (SLOT/S).

Leavitt, which lost in the final seconds of the Class C South final against Cape Elizabeth, returns key players like Brett Coburn, Dayton Calder, Sawyer Hathaway and quarterback Noah Carpenter. The Hornets will have to retool the offensive line with the losses of Reeve Twitchell and Jack Boutaugh, but Leavitt has depth at a lot of positions and veteran play at others. "If we can get consistent and have the right mindset, we could go pretty far," coach Mike Hathaway said.

LEWISTON BLUE DEVILS

: Jason Versey (first year)

: A

: 2-7

: Seniors — Farid Muhammad-Aceto, Eli Bigelow, Jaden Maynard, Doc Rogers, Aiden Pickard, Wyatt Vallee, Will Parker; Juniors — Adam Benson, JoJo Mukendi, Jayden Brown, Kenny Foss, Tafari Carson-James; Sophomores — Jeffrey Randall, Joe Dube.

: Kameron Caron, Donovan Jackson, Jacob Dubois, Dalton Lajoie, Ethan Campbell, Matt Dube, Chase McKeen, Elijah Brito, Cody Hensler, Skylar Martel.

: Gage Parent, Adam Benson, Ryker Paradis, Deion Jackson, Lonnie Thomas, Tadon Rogers, Braiden Blais.

Season outlook: Lewiston first-year coach Jason Versey said that the Blue Devils are "coming off the best offseason strength and conditioning program it has seen in years." Versey spotlighted Farid Muhammad-Aceto, Eli Bigelow, Jaden Maynard and Joe Dube as players to watch this season. Dube was a Sun Journal All-Region first-team defense selection in 2021.

: Chris Kates (sixth year)

: D

: 3-4, reached Class D quarterfinals.

: Seniors — Ethan Roberts (WR/LB), Colby Levasseur (RB/LB), Canaan Cameron (TE/DL), Ethan Berube (OL/DL), Connor Turcotte (LB/RB), Landon Dewildt (OL/DL); Juniors — Emmett Mooney (WR/DB), Jimmy Fitzsimmons (QB/DB).

: Chanse Versey (OL/DL), Mason Booker (WR/DB), Nick Blair (RB)

: Senior — Josh Carter (RB/LB); Junior — Adam Hayes (DB/WR); Sophomore — Demetrius Clark (OL/DL).

: For the first time, Lisbon will have lights at its home field will be able to play night games on Friday nights. On the field, Lisbon brings back many seniors, including Canaan Cameron and Colby Levasseur, both Sun Journal All-Region second-team players a year ago.

: Matt Friedman (first year)

: B North

: 1-6

: Seniors — Jayden Meader (QB), Hayden Durrell (OL), Dylan Farmer (C), Caleb Hutchinson (S), Isaac Wrigley (WR), Nathaniel Hutchins (OL), Tyleek Blauvelt (OL), Eben Barker (CB), Kole Couture (CB), Bradford Couture (DT); Juniors — Charles Stevens (TE), Alex Rackliff (LB).

: Evan Downing, Haisen Foster, Mason Biello.

: Juniors — Noah Prescott (TE), Cole McCourt (DE), Antonio Laliberte (WR), Klay Dunning (S); Sophomores — Dane Cousineau (LB), Stephen Galkowski (S), Tucker Bates (DL); Freshman — Joey Hayden (DL).

: Matt Friedman, in his first year as Mt. Blue head coach after previously serving as an assistant, said the Cougars plan to have unique starters at every position on offense and defense, with no players playing both sides. Quarterback Jayden Meader returns as well as many other upperclassmen for a Mt. Blue squad that is looking to improve its one-win season a year ago.

OAK HILL RAIDERS

: Chad Stowell (second year)

: D

5-3, reached Class D semifinals.

: Seniors — Cooper Scott (QB/DB), Maverick Swan (RB/DB), Alex Hinkley (OL/DL), Gabe Perry (OL/DL), Josh Spencer (OL/DL); Juniors — Briley Bean (TE/LB), Adam Hinkley (RB/DB), Hunter Drew (TB/DE); Sophomores — Colton Davis (OL/LB), Kaiden Delano (RB/LB), Nate Dillman (SE/DB), Forrest St. Laurent (OL/DE), Logan Langlois (QB/DB), Riley Coburn (OL/DL).

: Caden Thompson (RB/LB), Tiger Hopkins (WR/LB), Jackson Arbour (QB/LB), Latrell Williams (C/DL), Ramon Spearman (WR/DB), D'andre Daniels (WR/DB), Brandon Giguere (WR/DB), Max Dorman (OL/DL).

: Jonah Pepin (RB/LB), Maddox Guimond (OL/DL).

: Oak Hill is retooling this season after losing a litany of last year's seniors to graduation. A veteran offensive line and multiple running backs will help the Raiders' offense go. Maverick Swan got a lot of reps last year at running back and defensive back and is expected to be an important piece for Oak Hill in 2022.

: Mark Soehren (12th year)

: A

: 8-2, reached state final.

: Seniors — Elias Soehren, Lincoln Merrill, Zach Louvat, Tanner Bickford, Connor Cram, Trey Morrison; Juniors — Teigan Pelletier, Jake Carson, Holden Shaw, Alex Bartlett.

: Isaiah Oufiero, Wyatt Knightly, Trevor Danforth, Dakota Grasse, Matt Doucette, Dylan Worster, Ryan Metcalf.

: Seniors — Lucas Clark, Mekhi Hill, Grayson Foster; Juniors — Nick Binette, Hunter Tardiff, Brady Truman; Sophomore — Eli LaVerdierre.

: Eli Soehren is returning to quarterback the Vikings, who have high hopes after losing in the Class A title game to Thornton Academy a year ago. Lincoln Merrill, Tanner Bickford and Teigan Pelletier are among players returning that should help the Vikings again compete for the state championship.

: Gus LeBlanc (third year)

: D

: 2-6, reached Class D quarterfinals.

: Seniors — Mason Brousseau, Eli Alexander, Mike Phillips, Brady Martin, Shane Yorkie, Lagan O'Driscoll, Parker Hackett; Juniors — Nick Aube, Regan Cohen, Dylan Cook, Andre Desrosiers, Dodge Lafrinea, Andrew Lemont, Emma-D Martin, Isaac Ramsdell, Eagan Whitten; Sophomores — Nate Baez, Liam Fifield, Thomas Hamilton, Nolan Driscoll, Kayden Pursley, Isaah Sewell, Griffin Spurr.

: Isaac Fifield, Izzy Martin, Hunter Gibson.

: Seniors — Jack Boles, Brady Lawrence; Freshman — Damon Howze.

: Coach Gus LeBlanc is excited about Poland's numbers, depth and experience this fall. The team returns three running backs, quarterback Lagan O'Driscoll, and three linemen on the offense. On defense, the Knights have a multitude of upperclassmen. LeBlanc said the team will be "considerably improved."

WINTHROP/MONMOUTH/HALL-DALE RAMBLERS

: Dave St. Hilaire (ninth year)

: D

: 7-2, reached state final.

: Seniors — Sam Bourne (OT/DT), Andrew Fay (TE/DB), Robby Feeney (RB/LB), John Gray (C/DT), Gavin Gregor (WB/LB), Owen Harding (QB/S), Nick Keezer (WB/CB), R.J. McKenzie (G/LB), Orion Mercado (WB/DB), T.J. Mihalakis (DE), Isaac Oliveira (G/S), Kolby Reynolds (OT/DE), Brayden Stubbert (SE/CB), Dom Trott (FB/LB); Juniors — Avry Jones (OL/DL), Austin Lizotte (FB/LB); Sophomores — Cole Bard (TE/DE), Braden Branagan (QB/DB), Cody Cobb (RB/LB), Ian Fuller (OT/DT), Barrett Perkins (C/DT), Hunter Reynolds (OT/DL), Carter Rivers (RB/CB), Ryan Wells (SE/CB), Chummy Williams (G/LB).

: Logan Baird, Andrew Foster, Ethan Neal, Jake Umberhind, Jayden Peters, Evan Jones, Chase Graves, Connor Harding, Lucas Hand, Drake Parker, Aiden Methot.

: Junior — Kaydenn Downing (SE/CB); Sophomore — Logan Hall (RB/CB); Freshmen — Brody Adams (RB/LB), Adam Audet (RB/LB), Brock Dewar (G/DE), Jacob Feith (QB/LB), Brady Hatch (SE/DB), Slaydn Nutt (OT/DT), Ben Porter (SE/LB), Brady Shuman (TE/LB), Isaiah Trott (C/DT).

: Dom Trott rushed for more than 800 yards a season ago and scored 16 touchdowns for the Ramblers, who lost in the Class D state title game a year ago. Trott was also the Class D defensive player of the year. The Ramblers return many other starters from a year ago, including eight starters on the defensive side.