Class 2A Regional: Forest Park

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    Forest Park seniors Noah Fleck and Collin Hochgesang hugged as the starters were subbed out of the game in the last minute of play during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Noah Fleck, center, pumped up the team before Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park seniors Taylor Bayer and Nolan Gentry peered over their shoulders as the student section turned their backs to the court during the South Knox player introductions before Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Isaac Uebelhor shot during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Kinley Hawkins of Ferdinand, 8, center, was taken by surprise when Kenley Schipp of Ferdinand, 8, tried to jump on her back for a piggyback ride as Shelby Steckler of St. Henry, 8, left, and Chelsie Still of Chrisney, 7, right, watched the game during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Sam Englert and Curt Hopf defended against South Knox's Justin Fickling during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Morgan Uebelhor of Ferdinand held her nephew Jameson Fetter of Ferdinand, 3, as he reach toward the school's taxidermied ram, the Paoli mascot, during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Isaac Uebelhor lost control of the ball as South Knox's Brandon Fickling, left, and Nick Johnson defended during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Students raised their hands in support as a Ranger made a free throw during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Sam Englert and South Knox's Bryce Coomes raced for the ball during Saturday's Class 2A regional semifinal game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated South Knox 55-41. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Forest Park cheer squad shared a laugh during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Forest Park student section pretended to sleep during the Austin player introductions before Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Austin's Naeja White and Forest Park's Curt Hopf collided during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park fan Drew Fischer of Schnellville, 7, watched the action through the railing during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Noah Fleck looked to pass the ball as Austin's Nathan Lovell defended during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park fan Chelsie Still of Chrisney, 7, showed off her muscles to Maggie Kerber of Ferdinand, 11, during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. "She is really strong," Maggie said. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Daniel Lusk shot as Austin's Josh Hollin and Nathan Lovell defended during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park fan Alex Fischer of Schnellville, 9, looked toward the fans watching near the railing above as he made his way up the stairs during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Isaac Uebelhor shot a three-pointer during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Austin's Ben Rexroat defended as Forest Park's Braydon Voegerl caught a rebound during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park head coach Jeff Litherland talked to player Sam Englert during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Collin Hochgesang shot during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Collin Hochgesang, left, Daniel Lusk and head coach Jeff Litherland celebrated on the sideline as the clock wound down during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. The starters were subbed out of the game in the final minute of play. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Collin Hochgesang kissed the regional championship plaque as the team and fans celebrated during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Noah Fleck put on his new regional championship shirt as the team and fans celebrated during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Isaac Uebelhor cut the net as the team and fans celebrated during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Noah Fleck jokingly warned his teammate Collin Hochgesang about scissor safety as he passed them off to cut the net during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. After the team won the sectional title last week, Hochgesang cut his finger snipping the net. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Raymie Buechlein of Ferdinand attached his net keepsakes to his overalls during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Sisters Lily Muller, 9, left, and Anna Muller, 10, both of Ferdinand, checked Anna's shirt to see which players' autographs she was missing during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park's Curt Hopf cut the net during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Ryan Kempf of Bretzville, right, celebrated with the team after Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park head coach Jeff Litherland talked to his son, Myles, 5, after Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Forest Park basketball team gathered after all the team pictures were taken during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Forest Park head coach Jeff Litherland hugged Noah Fleck during Saturday's Class 2A regional championship game in Paoli. Forest Park defeated Austin 70-49. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald