Class B had some of the state’s most elite players hit the gridiron week in and week out this season, and a handful of Midcoast student-athletes are among those honored by the Pine Tree Conference.

Belfast and Camden Hills combined to have nine student-athletes honored by the conference for their play on the field and work in the classroom. Both the Lions and Windjammers did well this season, each reaching the Eastern Class B playoffs.

Camden Hills finished fourth and Belfast fifth in the standings, before the Lions beat the Windjammers in the quarterfinals and lost to Leavitt of Turner in the semifinals.

Belfast’s Adam Heroux made first-team all-conference at the tackle position and second-team all-conference honors at the defensive tackle position, while Belfast’s Lani Eversage also took home first-team all-conference honors at both the utility and punt return positions. Lion Nahsic Oliphant also took home second-team honors at linebacker.

For Camden Hills, Collin Downs earned first-team all-conference honors at the utility position and second-team all-conference at defensive back. Windjammer teammate Jacob Powers nabbed first-team all-conference at running back, while Taylor Harrison made second-team all-conference at tackle. Jake Halberg also brought home second-team all-conference honors at linebacker.

Also named to the all-academic team for the Lions were Eversage and Brad Reed, along with Windjammers Downs, Halberg and Adam Landwehr.

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