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Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey (top) hugs teammate Jayla Kreiss (face up) after the Nikes defeated Newell-Fonda 57-54 for the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
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Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey (top) hugs teammate Jayla Kreiss (face up) after the Nikes defeated Newell-Fonda 57-54 for the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Head Coach Kollin Alfred hugs the Nikes only senior, Emily Salvador, after winning the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
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Notre Dame Head Coach Kollin Alfred hugs the Nikes only senior, Emily Salvador, after winning the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Riley Killbride (left) and Taylor Hickey (right) share a moment, complete with ribbons and medals, after being selected for the All State Team.
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Notre Dame’s Riley Killbride (left) and Taylor Hickey (right) share a moment, complete with ribbons and medals, after being selected for the All Tournament Team.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Teammates hold the ‘2014 Basketball State Champions’ trophy after winning the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
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Notre Dame Teammates hold the ‘2014 Basketball State Champions’ trophy after winning the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Riley Killbride (21) sinks the first of two clutch free-throws with only 11.8-seconds remaining in the Class 1A Girls State Championship game Friday night to break the tie and give the Nikes the lead and the crown. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Riley Killbride (21) sinks the first of two clutch free-throws with only 11.8-seconds remaining in the Class 1A Girls State Championship game Friday night to break the tie and give the Nikes the lead and the crown. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Fans cheer on their team at the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
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Notre Dame Fans cheer on their team at the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Courtney Coffin takes the ball to the net through Newell-Fonda defenders during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Courtney Coffin takes the ball to the net through Newell-Fonda defenders during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Courtney Abolt wrestles for the ball with Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen (40) defenders during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Courtney Abolt wrestles for the ball with Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen (40) defenders during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey (33) shoots around Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen (40) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey (33) shoots around Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen (40) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Emily Salvador (43) looks to the net during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Emily Salvador (43) looks to the net during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.

 

Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Riley Killbride (21) goes to the basket around Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen (40) and Brianna Wells (24) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Riley Killbride (21) goes to the basket around Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen (40) and Brianna Wells (24) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Kori Mesecher has her shot blocked by Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Kori Mesecher has her shot blocked by Newell-Fonda’s Claudia Larsen during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Gabrielle Koelker (31) heads to the basket around Newell-Fonda’s Taiyler Schrank (22) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Gabrielle Koelker (31) heads to the basket around Newell-Fonda’s Taiyler Schrank (22) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Newell-Fonda’s Renee Maneman (with ball) finds herself boxed in by Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey (back) and Courtney Coffin (right) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Newell-Fonda’s Renee Maneman (with ball) finds herself boxed in by Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey (back) and Courtney Coffin (right) during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Cheerleaders during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
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Notre Dame Cheerleaders during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Kori Mesecher hits a layup against Newell-Fonda during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Kori Mesecher hits a layup against Newell-Fonda during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey shouts out a play during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
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Notre Dame’s Taylor Hickey shouts out a play during the Class 1A State Girls Championship Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Notre Dame defeated Newell-Fonda, 57-54.
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Teammates are introduced before the Class 1A State Girls Championship game Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
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Notre Dame Teammates are introduced before the Class 1A State Girls Championship game Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
Photo by Dan Hockett Notre Dame Nikes Players and Coaches pose for the official 2014 Class 1A Girls State Champion photo at Well Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Front (l-r): Alex Ackerman, Courtney Abolt, Courtney Coffin, Emily Salvador, Johanna Myers, Taylor Hickey, Gabrielle Koelker. Middle (l-r): Kaitlyn Klein, Dee Dee Gilbert, Reagan Rogerson, Alyssa Schwartz, Jayla Kreiss, Kori Mesecher, Hannah Delaney, Riley Killbride. Back (l-r): Trainer Erin Bush, Asst  Coach Dan Hickey, Head Coach Kollin Alfred, Asst. Coach Steve Gray, Asst. Coach Jim Myers, Asst. Coach Kayla Henry.
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Notre Dame Nikes Players and Coaches pose for the official 2014 Class 1A Girls State Champion photo at Well Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Front (l-r): Alex Ackerman, Courtney Abolt, Courtney Coffin, Emily Salvador, Johanna Myers, Taylor Hickey, Gabrielle Koelker. Middle (l-r): Kaitlyn Klein, Dee Dee Gilbert, Reagan Rogerson, Alyssa Schwartz, Jayla Kreiss, Kori Mesecher, Hannah Delaney, Riley Killbride. Back (l-r): Trainer Erin Bush, Asst Coach Dan Hickey, Head Coach Kollin Alfred, Asst. Coach Steve Gray, Asst. Coach Jim Myers, Asst. Coach Kayla Henry.