Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat

High school state championship sports games usually include high impact action as well as raw emotion and this year's 2017 spring sports tournament games didn't disappoint. Here are a few of my favorite from the past few weeks.  

Nikon D4S, 1/320 @ f/4.5, ISO 6400, 17-35mm, with SB-910 flash Benjamin Yanakakis of Ipswich shows off his teams Division 3 state championship trophy to Caleb Comeau after defeating Grafton, 8-7, at Nickerson Field at Boston University, Saturday, [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D4S, 1/320 @ f/4.5, ISO 6400, 17-35mm, with SB-910 flash

Benjamin Yanakakis of Ipswich shows off his teams Division 3 state championship trophy to Caleb Comeau after defeating Grafton, 8-7, at Nickerson Field at Boston University, Saturday, [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D500, 1/2500 @ f/4 ISO 160, 300mm Matt Andreas of Danvers cheers after hitting a triple in the second inning of their Division 2 state finals loss to Greater New Bedford, 6-2, at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Thursday, June 15, 2017. [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D500, 1/2500 @ f/4 ISO 160, 300mm

Matt Andreas of Danvers cheers after hitting a triple in the second inning of their Division 2 state finals loss to Greater New Bedford, 6-2, at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Thursday, June 15, 2017. [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Fuji X-T2, 1/500 @ f/5, ISO 640, 18-55mm Newburyport's Isabelle Sarra holds up the D2 North championship trophy as teammates Rebecca Turi, left, and Olivia Katavolos, right, react after defeating Ipswich, 15-11, at Peabody High School, Friday, June 9, 2017.  [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Fuji X-T2, 1/500 @ f/5, ISO 640, 18-55mm

Newburyport's Isabelle Sarra holds up the D2 North championship trophy as teammates Rebecca Turi, left, and Olivia Katavolos, right, react after defeating Ipswich, 15-11, at Peabody High School, Friday, June 9, 2017.  [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D500, 1/1250 @ f/2.8, ISO 4,000, 70-200mm Members of the Ipswich boys lacrosse team celebrate at the conclusion of their Division 3 state championship win over Grafton, 8-7, at Nickerson Field at Boston University, Saturday, [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D500, 1/1250 @ f/2.8, ISO 4,000, 70-200mm

Members of the Ipswich boys lacrosse team celebrate at the conclusion of their Division 3 state championship win over Grafton, 8-7, at Nickerson Field at Boston University, Saturday, [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D500, 1/320 @ f/4.5, ISO 140, 70-200mm Danvers High School athletes Matt Andreas, left, and Justin Roberto, right, react at the conclusion of their Division 2 state finals loss to Greater New Bedford, 6-2, at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Thursday, June 15, 2017. [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D500, 1/320 @ f/4.5, ISO 140, 70-200mm

Danvers High School athletes Matt Andreas, left, and Justin Roberto, right, react at the conclusion of their Division 2 state finals loss to Greater New Bedford, 6-2, at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Thursday, June 15, 2017. [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]