Noah Carpenter, Leavitt Jr. Quarterback: A strong dual threat quarterback, Carpenter was named the 2022 Varsity Main Player of the Year after leading Levitt to an 11-loss season and a Class C title. He rushed for 1,174 yards and 22 touchdowns, averaging 10.9 yards per carry and completed 119 of 190 passes for 2,006 yards and 27 touchdowns. He was also a force with strong safety, making 77 tackles with two interceptions and a forced fumble.
Caden Crocker, Senior Utility, Foxcroft Academy said: Crocker was named Class D Player of the Year and stood out among the state champion ponies. Lined up primarily as a wide receiver, he set school records with 54 catches for 851 yards and 16 touchdowns. On the ground, Crocker gained 127 yards with four touchdowns and returned two punts for touchdowns.
Will Gale, Senior Falmouth Lineman: The 6-foot-3-inch, 305-pounder made offensive and defensive tackles and was unanimously named Class B North on both sides of the ball. A dominant run-and-pass blocker who was agile enough to pull and trap blocks frequently, Gale tallied 73 tackles on seven sacks and one interception, and scored 73 touchdowns. I returned it for
Nick Laughlin, Cape Elizabeth Advanced Receiver: Returning to Varsity Maine All State, Laughlin impacted the game in different ways from different positions. The Fitzpatrick Trophy finalist has 103 carries for 1,087 yards and 17 touchdowns, caught 57 passes for 852 yards and 10 touchdowns, returned two kicks for touchdowns, and had 38 solo stops and four interceptions for 84.5 tackles. Did.
Kyle LePage, Skowhegan Senior Lineman: LePage was the starter on both sides of the ball for the Class B champions. He was a starter for his tackle on the left on offense and a devastating force on his end of defense, with 10.5 sacks and he tallied 79 tackles.
Beau Mayo, Leavitt Senior Lineman: The guard’s physical blocker, Mayo, was the Hornets’ team leader. He was rewarded in the state final when the team performed a gadget play designed to turn the ball sideways on him, allowing him to score a touchdown. As a running linebacker, he made his 66 tackles (6 losses, 2 sacks) and his four forced fumbles.
Brent Paulin, Senior Lineman at Thornton Academy: Pauline, who co-winner of the Jerry Raymond Award and was voted Class A Outstanding Lineman, cemented her offensive line as the center of the offense averaging 335 yards and 31.5 points. He did not allow sacks. As a defensive lineman, he made his 27 solo tackles and his 15 assists, losing in six tackles and recording three sacks.
Tagan Peltier, Oxford Hills Senior Receiver: At 6-foot-6, Peltier was a strong, athletic receiver who could come down the field and catch big game. He finished with 49 catches for 979 yards and 11 touchdowns. Sanford manager Mike Fallon described Pelletier, who had 54 tackles and four interceptions on defense, as “absolutely unstoppable”.
Holden Shaw, Junior Lineman of Oxford Hills: The 6-4, 245-pound junior played offensive tackle and defensive end, impressed on both sides of the ball, earned First Team Class A honors on offense and led the Vikings in the pancake block. . Defensively also a force as his end, he recorded his four sacks and two pass deflections in his 11 tackles.
Eli Soren, Oxford Hills Senior Quarterback: Re-elected to the Varsity Maine All-State team, Soehren led the Vikings to their first football championship in the school’s 61-year history. Fitzpatrick, his Trophy finalist, completed 110 of his 167 passes (65.9%) for 1,776 yards and his 24th passing despite missing part of the season due to injury. Scored a touchdown. He also scored six for 349 yards, his average punts was 41.0, tackles he had 17.5, and interceptions he had two.
Hayden Whitney, Thornton Academy Senior Running Back: A first-team Class A selection, Whitney was Thornton’s primary offensive option, combining strength on the inside with speed to break up long touchdown runs. He rushed for 1,605 yards and 16 touchdowns on 191 carries. He also had 12 catches for 154 yards and two scores.
Dayton Calder, Levitt Senior Defensive Back: Calder was Levitt’s shutting down cornerback and consistently gave his best in the big game, making 35 tackles with two interceptions and five deflected passes. He was also a primary weapon on offense, rushing for 637 yards and he rushed for nine touchdowns, and for 451 yards and he had six touchdowns and he caught 27 passes.
Kennedy Charles, Portland Senior Defensive Back: The Fitzpatrick Trophy finalist made 68 tackles with one interception. In the fifth game of the season, he moved from wide receiver to quarterback (a position he never played) and led the Bulldogs to the Class B South title. He had receiving yards, threw for 590 yards and accounted for 25 total touchdowns.
Brett Coburn, Leavitt Senior Lineman: A top tight end (33 catches, 588 yards, 9 TDs), Cobain was relentlessly devastating on defense and had 18 tackles, including 12 sacks, as a losing defensive tackle. Participated in 63 tackles and was one of the top. Two-way performer of the state.
Parker Higgins, Senior Linebacker for Lawrence: Higgins has been one of the top running backs in the state for the past two seasons and has also dominated linebackers. In 10 games he made 119 tackles and recorded 5 forced fumbles and he had 1 interception. He rushed for 1,874 yards and 24 touchdowns, and had 13 catches for 155 yards and scored five more.
Jalen Jackson, South Portland Senior Defensive Back: Jackson, the leader of the team that made it to the Class B South finals, participated in 101 tackles (45 of which were solo stops) and intercepted 3 passes. As a quarterback for the Riots, he rushed for 1,422 yards and 16 touchdowns, and he completed his 86 of 185 passes for 1,222 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Spencer LaBrecque, Senior Lineman Yarmouth: The only 8-a-side football player selected to an all-state team, the 6-foot-1-inch, 270-pound player recorded five sacks in the Large School State Championships with 68 tackles, seven sacks and four forced fumbles. finished the year with 3 blocked punts. A tough blocker, he led Mike McGonagle in his 2,566 rushing yards for 767 yards and he scored 20 touchdowns.
Zach Lebatt, senior lineman at Oxford Hills said: A joint Jerry Raymond Award winner for Class A’s top lineman, the two-way lineman recorded 41.5 tackles as a defensive end, with 14 tackles for loss, six sacks, and five pass deflections, making him the game-clinching fan in the state. recovered the bull. championship game. He has committed to play for Bates College.
Lincoln Merrill, Oxford Hills Senior Defensive Back: One of the best all-around players in the state attracting interest from NCAA Football Championship subdivision schools, the 6-4, 215 pounder covered in pass defense, ran for the ball and had two interceptions. I was able to make 48 tackles. At tight end, he had 29 catches for 467 yards and seven touchdowns.
Jacob Morris, senior lineman at Kennebunk: Kennebunk coach Joe Rafferty said of his 6-4, 240-pound tight end/defensive end, “One of the best I’ve ever coached, and possibly the best at either place. I can’t,” he said. On defense, he made 55 tackles, including 9 quarterback sacks, 18 tackle-for-losses, 6 forced fumbles, and 5 despite double teams or opponents running across the field. I did a pass breakup once. A strong blocker, he scored 264 yards and four touchdowns on 14 catches.
Bonnie Eagle Senior Linebacker Nick Ryker: A first-team Class A linebacker for the second straight season, Riker tallied 125 tackles and had two sacks and three fumble recoveries. He was also Bonnie Eagle’s offensive left tackle.
Adam Savage, Skowhegan’s senior defensive back: It can be said that no one has had a greater impact on the postseason than Savage. Class B State In his game, he made tackles all over the field and intercepted passes to seal Skohegan’s first title since 1978. As a quarterback, he returned from an early-season injury, completing 90 of 134 passes for 1,311 yards. And 10 touchdowns. He scored his 672 yards out of 911 running yards (10 TDs) in the playoffs.
Coach of the Year
Mark Soren, Oxford Hills: The Vikings completed a mission that began in 2012 when Soren took over the program. A year after his loss in the Class A championship game, Oxford Hills came back and won the football title for the first time in his 61-year history at the school. During an 11-0 season, Oxford Hills defeated defending Class A champions Thornton Academy for his second time, and every opponent the Vikings faced had a win record in the regular season.
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