2A Sectional Final: Forest Park vs. North Posey

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    Forest Park's Noah Fleck was the first of his teammates to cut the net after he scored the game-winning three-pointer during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park seniors Dana Hoffman, left, and MaKenna Chumbley, right, painted a basketball and "FP" on senior Riley Prechtel during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Forest Park cheer squad and fans observed the national anthem during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Cody Goeppner of Ferdinand, 2010 Forest Park High School graduate, sang the national anthem during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Braydon Voegerl shot during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park freshman Kelsey Mehling held a stencil as senior Riley Pretchel painted a basketball on Keiara Begle of St. Henry, 12, during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park senior Andrew Schuler gave the cheerleaders a pep talk during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Raymie Buechlein of Ferdinand led the fans in a cheer during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Curt Hopf defended as North Posey's Josiah Ricketts shot during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Bre Howard of Ferdinand, 7, jumped to hit the knight mural during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Collin Hochgesang shot a three-pointer during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park fans clapped during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Daniel Lusk shot during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park fans filled the stands to watch during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Curt Hopf shot during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Elliott Rothgerber and Braydon Voegerl were welcomed to the bench with high-fives from their teammates during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Elliott Rothgerber and North Posey's David Bender battled for the rebound during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park senior Lanette Blume watched during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Daniel Lusk and North Posey's Josiah Ricketts reached for the rebound during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park head coach Jeff Litherland joined the celebration as Noah Fleck, Collin Hochgesang and Curt Hopf hugged during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park senior Noah Fleck collapsed to the ground and was comforted by Garrett Betz, right, after making the game-winning three-pointer during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Braydon Voegerl hoisted the sectional trophy as the Rangers celebrated during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park students stormed the court to celebrate with the team during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Curt Hopf, left, and Sam Englert, right, celebrated with senior Andrew Schuler, center, during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Daniel Lusk tossed a piece of the basketball net to the children gathered below after Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Austin Eckert of Birdseye, 10, center left, and Korbyn Persohn of Bretzville, 11, center, were among the young fans that gathered below as the basketball players cut the net in hopes that they would toss a piece down during Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park coach Kyle Greulich tied a piece of the basketball net around the wrist of his son Koby, 6, after Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Ryan Kempf of Bretzville held the sectional trophy as he celebrated with head coach Jeff Litherland, left, and the players at Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Rick Fleck of Ferdinand hugged his son Noah Fleck after Saturday's Class 2A basketball sectional championship in Newburgh. Forest Park defeated North Posey 47-44. Noah scored the game-winning three-pointer. "That's amazing after everything he's been through with his foot surgery. He played football and soccer with a broken bone in his foot and came back for this," Rick said. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald