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Prep Hockey: St. Francis team returns home

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St. Francis de Sales High School seniors Jake Wawrzyniak, left, and Connor Frey, right, hug freshman teammate Matt Opblinger, center, during a celebration for their state hockey championship. Opblinger scored the winning goal in overtime.

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St. Francis de Sales High School President Rev. Ronald Olszewski speaks to a large crowd during a celebration for the team's state hockey championship.

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St. Francis de Sales hockey team's general manager Mike Marciniak fights back the tears as he's given a standing ovation by the crowd and team, including junior Reid Kersey, left, and assistant coach Bill Toney, right.

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Knights Head Coach Brian Kinsella is introduced to the crowd.

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St. Francis head coach Brian Kinsella speaks during the championship celebration.

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Team captain Connor Frey gives a wave to the crowd as he's introduced.

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Captain Bryce Connor, facing away, shakes hands with Steve Fought, a spokesman for Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, as he and fellow captains Connor Frey, left, Tyler Murphy, and Nate Opblinger, right, receive a flag flown over the capital.

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St. Francis seniors Brock Chamberlain, standing, and Danny Yodzis read letters written to the hockey team.

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