EXETER — After the Exeter High School field hockey team won their second straight NHIAA Division I championship this season, the Blue Hawk players with All-State honors have been well represented in New Hampshire.
Senior Addison MacNeil, who had 19 goals and 11 assists, was named to the All-State First Team and named Offensive Player of the Year. MacNeil was also voted Exeter’s team MVP.
Exeter’s Ainsley Grant and Lindsay Ducharme were called up to the second team, while Peyton King was an honorable mention selection.
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“I am honored to be in the presence of such an amazing group of field hockey players,” said Exeter head coach Deb Grott. “Smart, skillful and hardworking.”
Grant, an Exeter co-captain with MacNeil, had one goal and two assists in her fourth season with Exeter varsity, while King, a goalkeeper, conceded just 11 goals and had eight shutouts all season.
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Dover’s Audrey Carter and Winnacunnet’s Abby Wilber were also named to the Division I first team, while Dover’s Erin Lynch and Rylen Gray were named to the second team.
Winnacunnet’s Grace VanderEls and Maia Delano were selected for an honorable mention.
In Division II, Portsmouth All State First Team Selections were Mia Edwards, Charlotte Marstons and Darla Mahoney. Edwards was named Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year, while Marston shared the Offensive Player of the Year award with Souhegan’s Ella Barrett.
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Oyster River’s Oliva Anderson, Nora Rogers and Rowynn Pickering were honorable mentions, as were Portsmouth’s Sydney Moreau and Sam Rule.
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In Division III, St Thomas Aquinas’ Kensley Harris was a first-team selection and teammates Lacey Clark and McKenzie Wessling were second-team and Kadence Law was an honorable mention selection.
In Maine, York’s Abigail Armlin, Hadley Cucco, Abigail Dickson and Margaret Hanlon were all Class B South All-State first-team picks.
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Dover’s Tory Vitko, Exeter’s Summer LeClerc and Portsmouth’s Sofia Zingariello were all named to the Division I All-State First Team, and Dover’s Sam Winters, Exeter’s Caroline Burke and Spaulding’s Kylyn McLaren were named to the second team.
Exeter’s Lauren Tuttle was an honorable mention selection.
In Division II, Oyster River’s Emma Hampton was named Division II Player of the Year and was selected to the all-state first team along with teammate Chloe Hawkes.
Ashleigh von der Linden from St Thomas Aquinas has also been called up to the first team.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Margaret Hurley was included in the second team, while teammate Brigid O’Connor and Oyster River’s Annabelle Svenson were selected for honorable mentions.
Also, Katie Tomaszewski was named JV Coach of the Year by St. Thomas Aquinas.
In Division III, Somersworth’s Arianna Cuevas and Lillie Hamilton were named to the All-State First Team, while Abygail Lambert was named to the second team.
In Maine, York’s Nora Dowling and Chloe Slovenski were named to the Class B All-State First Team, while Megan Tully was named to the second team.