It was a special senior season for Pinkerton’s Alex Rust.
The forward scored a team-high 10 goals to help the Astros (13-5) advance to the Division 1 North quarterfinals, where they were defeated at Concord in double overtime. For his efforts, Rust was named to the 11-person NH Division 1 All-State first team. He was the only local athlete to make first team.
Teammates Jon Tremblay and Max Fairbank made second team.
Bedford: Ryan Sledjesk, defense; Austin Edwards, midfield
Concord: Liam Devanny, goalie; Liam Bennett, defense
Hanover: Kyle Doucette, defense; Charlie Adams, midfield
Keene: Owen Fauth, striker
Manchester Central: Thamba Mbungo, defense; Josue Assentha, striker
Pinkerton: Alex Rust, midfield
Portsmouth: Nicholas Dalesio, striker
LOCAL SECOND TEAM
Pinkerton: Max Fairbank, goalie; Jon Tremblay, defense
Londonderry: Nick Weinmann, defense
LOCAL HONORABLE MENTION
Pinkerton: Henry Andrews, midfield
Londonderry: Tyler Van Avery, striker
Windham: Aidan Peretz, striker
Coach of the Year: Ben Pierce, Keene
JV Coach of the Year: Tony Tufts, Exeter
Hall of Fame: Jeff Cousineau, Derryfield