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Long Island Lutheran players react after their 62-45 win over Troy in the Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball. (March 23, 2013)

LI Lutheran girls at 2013 state Federation tournament

Lutheran advances to the state Federation Class A girls basketball championship.

Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett (22) grabs a
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Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett (22) grabs a rebound in front of Troy's Brayleigh Hanlon (5) during the first half of their Federation Tournament Class A championship. (March 23, 2013)

Troy's Courtney Avery, right, looks to pass in
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Troy's Courtney Avery, right, looks to pass in front of Long Island Lutheran's Katie Lavelle during the first half of their Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball game. (March 23, 2013)

Troy's Kiana Patterson (4) looks to pass in
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Troy's Kiana Patterson (4) looks to pass in front of Long Island Lutheran defenders Katie Lavelle (12) and Kaela Hilaire (5) during the first half of their Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball game. (March 23, 2013)

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Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons shoots over Troy
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Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons shoots over Troy defender Cheyenne Williams during the first half of their Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball game. (March 23, 2013)

Troy's Ktystyn Knockwood fouls Long Island Lutheran's Staci
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Troy's Ktystyn Knockwood fouls Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett during the first half of their Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball game. (March 23, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran players react after their 62-45
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Long Island Lutheran players react after their 62-45 win over Troy in the Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball. (March 23, 2013)

Troy's Meg Driscoll reacts at the end of
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Troy's Meg Driscoll reacts at the end of her team's 62-45 loss to Long Island Lutheran in the Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball game. (March 23, 2013)

Troy's Mary Pattison (3) loses control of the
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Troy's Mary Pattison (3) loses control of the ball in front of Long Island Lutheran's Kaela Hilaire during the first half of their Federation Tournament Class A championship basketball game. (March 23, 2013)

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Long Island Lutheran's Kaela Hilaire directs traffic during
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Long Island Lutheran's Kaela Hilaire directs traffic during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Cansu Atali sets for a
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Long Island Lutheran's Cansu Atali sets for a free throw during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Boogie Brozoski brings the
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Long Island Lutheran's Lauren Boogie Brozoski brings the ball up court during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski gets off a
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Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski gets off a no-look pass during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski stops and shoots
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Long Island Lutheran's Boogie Brozoski stops and shoots during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

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Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett fights for position
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Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett fights for position during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Kaela Hilaire passes the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Kaela Hilaire passes the ball down low during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's head coach Rich Slater gives
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Long Island Lutheran's head coach Rich Slater gives instructions during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett alters the shot
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Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett alters the shot of Nazareth's Shiclasia Brown in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Taylor Byrne shoots over Nazareth's
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Long Island Lutheran's Taylor Byrne shoots over Nazareth's Yazmine Belk during their game against Nazareth at the NYS Federation Basketball Tournament in Albany, N.Y. 3-22-13.

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Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett fights for position
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Long Island Lutheran's Staci Barrett fights for position during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Leah Cooper sets up for
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Long Island Lutheran's Leah Cooper sets up for a free throw during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Katie Lavelle passes the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Katie Lavelle passes the ball down low during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal on March 22, 2013 in Albany.

Long Island Lutheran's Taylor Byrne blocks Nazareth's Britney
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Long Island Lutheran's Taylor Byrne blocks Nazareth's Britney Jackson during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons goes up strong
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Long Island Lutheran's Sade Gibbons goes up strong for a rebound over Nazareth's Yazmine Belk in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

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Long Island Lutheran's Katie Lavelle passes the ball
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Long Island Lutheran's Katie Lavelle passes the ball down low during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

Long Island Lutheran's head coach Rich Slater gives
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Long Island Lutheran's head coach Rich Slater gives instructions during their game against Nazareth in the state Federation Class A girls basketball semifinal in Albany. LuHi won, 44-36. (March 22, 2013)

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