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Prep Hockey: St. Francis State Championship

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Connor Frey (24) brings the puck in against Lakewood St. Edward player Matt Geib (16) during the first period.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales goalie Thomas Kosinski (1) covers the puck as teammate Connor Frey (24) slams into Lakewood St. Edward player Clay Jarrell (13).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Ben Torchia (26) hits Lakewood St. Edward player Nick Crosby (9).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Nate Opblinger (10) knocks down Lakewood St. Edward player Josh Greenaker (22) as they chase the puck.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales goalie Thomas Kosinski (1) stops the shot of Lakewood St. Edward player Mick Bartholomew (4).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Jake Wawrzyniak (13) crashes into Lakewood St. Edward player Chris Day (3).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Ben Torchia (26) has his shot stopped by Lakewood St. Edward goalie Jonathan Lacoste (1). Torchia would make the first of the Knights' 2 goals.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Jake Wawrzyniak (13) can't get the puck in the net against Lakewood St. Edwards defender Mick Bartholomew (4) and goalie Jonathan Lacoste (1).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Ben Torchia (26, right) is mobbed by teammates, including Jeff Fuzinski (2) and Connor Frey (24) after scoring a goal against Lakewood St. Edward.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Matt Opblinger (11) is knocked down by a Lakewood St. Edward player (27).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Kasey Rupp (15) leads the attack against Lakewood St. Edward.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Matt Opblinger (11) raises his arms as his shot finds the back of the net to defeat Lakewood St. Edward in overtime at Nationwide Arena. Also on the play are St. Francis player Tyler Murphy (8) and St. Edward players Alex D'Angelo (6) and Jonathan Lacoste (1).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales players Tyler Murphy (8), Nate Opblinger (10), and Ben Torchia (26) mob teammate Matt Opblinger (11) after Matt Opblinger scored the game winner in overtime against Lakewood St. Edward, including goalie Jonathan Lacoste (1) and Alex D'Angelo (6).

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales head coach Brian Kinsella talks to his team during a timeout against Lakewood St. Edward.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Bryce Conner (16, left) hugs head coach Brian Kinsella as the team celebrates its first state championship.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales players Connor Frey (24) and Matt Opblinger (11) celebrate their state championship after defeating Lakewood St. Edwards 2-1 in overtime on Opblinger's goal.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales president Rev. Ronald Olszewski hugs player Matt Opblinger (11) as the Knights celebrate their state championship.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales players dump water over head coach Brian Kinsella, center, at Nationwide Arena after winning the state title.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales player Scott Wawrzyniak (14) shows his medal as the team celebrates its state championship after defeating Lakewood St. Edward.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales players show the trophy to their fans as they celebrate the school's first hockey state championship.

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Toledo St. Francis de Sales celebrates its state championship after defeating Lakewood St. Edwards 2-1 in overtime at Nationwide Arena.

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Lakewood St. Edward players kneel on the ice dejected as Toledo St. Francis de Sales players mob Matt Opblinger after he scored the winning goal to give the Knights an overtime win and the school's first hockey state championship.

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