The Hampden Academy Broncos and the Medomak Valley Panthers finished #1 and #2 in the Heal Points a year ago and according the the KVAC preseason coaches poll they are the teams to beat again this season.

Coach Russ Bartlett's Broncos received 10 of the 12 first place votes.

KVAC CLASS A NORTH BOYS
Preseason Coaches Poll / Top 8

1. HAMPDEN (10)
2. MEDOMAK VALLEY (2)
3. CONY
4. LAWRENCE
5. ERSKINE
6. SKOWHEGAN
7. MESSALONSKEE
8. CAMDEN HILLS

Other KVAC North A teams include Brewer, Gardiner, Mt. Blue, Nokomis

Hampden lost to Greely 47-46 in the Class A state championship game. The Broncos lost players such as Ian McIntyre to graduation but returns players like senior Kory Winch and junior Bryce Lausier.

Coach Nick DePatsy and his Medomak team return 6-foot-3 senior Gabe Allaire.

The Broncos and Panthers will meet one time during the regular season, on January 29th in Waldoboro.

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