Brewer High School senior Alex Maxsimic was named the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Player of the Year by the conference on Friday afternoon.

The Witches standout helped the Witches to a 13-3 record and a number two spot in the Class A North standings.  He was joined by teammate Jack Corey who was also a first team selection, while Alex Brooks and Kobe Rogerson earned second team selections.

The Bangor Rams were highlighted with one first team honoree in Peter Kemble, and Hampden's Alex McKenney and Max Thomas also made the top team in conference.

Peter Kemble pitching versus Hampden // Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket Photo

Shance Slicer of Oxford Hills earned the Coach of the Year award as his team wrapped up the top spot in Class A North with a 14-2 record.  Oxford Hills will host Bangor in the semifinals on Saturday afternoon, while Edward Little will face Mt Ararat after the latter took down Brewer in the quarterfinals.

Skowhegan won both the Coach and Player of the Year in the KVAC softball ranks as Lee Johnson and Ashley Alward took home the honors.

Bangor had two all-conference first team selections with Emma Payne and Megan Connor, while Brewer's Mackenzie Dore took home a first team nod as well.  Emily Dysart of Hampden was selected as a second team selection for her efforts with the Broncos during the 2017 season.

The Class A semifinals will feature Bangor facing Skowhegan and Lawrence traveling to Oxford Hills.