High School: Maine High School Football Preview

Former Longmeadow coach Alex Rotsko looks to lead Marshwood to another Class B title.

Maine did not play football in 2020. After two years of being on the sidelines, high school football is back in Maine and per usual, there are several familiar names atop the Top 25 to start the season.

Top 25

1. Leavitt (Turner)

2. Wells (Wells)

3. York,

4. Bonny Eagle (Standish)

5. Thornton Academy (Saco)

6. Marshwood (South Berwick)

7. Lisbon/St. Dominic (Lisbon Falls),

8. Maine Central Institute (Pittsfield),

9. Winthrop/Monmouth Academy/Hall-Dale (Winthrop),

10. Scarborough

11. Bucksport

12. Brunswick

13. Cape Elizabeth

14. Freeport

15. Winslow

16. Oak Hill (Sabattus)

17. Fryeburg

18. Kennebunk

19. Biddeford

20. South Portland

21. Lawrence (Fairfield)

22. Skowhegan

23. Gorham

24. Windham

25. Bangor

State Scoop: The top programs in the state are once again the focus of high school football in Maine.

Leavitt will once again be one of the favorites to repeat as state champion after going 13-0 in 2019. Lineman Jack Boutaugh leads a talented core of returning players.

Bonny Eagle is arguably the most recognized program in Maine and the defending class champions. They should once again be among the favorites to repeat.

Marshwood is the defending Class B champion and poised for another run. Former Longmeadow coach Alex Rotsko has built yet another powerhouse program. The Hawks have a strong junior class and several impact seniors leading the way.

Scarborough, Bucksport and Brunswick are all programs to keep an eye on this season. They all have sleeper potential.

Lisbon/St. Dominic won the Class D title in 2019 and should be among the favorites to win it again.

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