Brunswick standout Will Bessey was named last week as a finalist for the prestigious James J. Fitzpatrick Trophy, given to the state’s top senior football player. Bessey is joined as a finalist by Thornton Academy quarterback Austin McCrum and Portland running back Joe Esposito. Bessey, the Class B North Player of the Year, led Brunswick to the Class B state championship game for the second straight year. He had 1,722 all-purpose yards and 22 touchdowns on offense as a running back and was also a defensive star at linebacker. The winner will be named Sunday, Jan. 24.