High School Buzzer Beaters Are Everywhere This Year
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The High School Buzzer Beater Epidemic Continues Unabated

3/11/09 in HS Basketball   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'm not sure what's in the water high school kids are drinking these days, but whatever it is, it seems to be helping them hit insane buzzer beating shots with frightening regularity. Normally, an 80-foot buzzer beater is something you see maybe once a year, now it's become a little more than your regular afternoon video clip. Here are two of the more recent crazy buzzer beaters.

First up is this regional final between Wisconsin Dells and River Valley, and with scored tied at 56, Dells senior Jade Royston heaved a desperate half court prayer just moments after he missed two free throws that could have sealed the game. Even more dramatic, his team had already blown a 10-point fourth quarter lead, had one player injured, another fouled out and no time outs left. Let's go to the tape.




Next up is Casey Weber of Dayton Christian High School, who nailed a 90 foot 3-pointer buzzer beater at the end of the third quarter of a 63-46 victory over
Arcanum.



Even crazier, Weber repeated the feat for a TV news station several days later to prove it wasn't a fluke.

And as I said, there have been plenty of other insane high school buzzer beaters this year. Here's the crazy 1/2 second left backwards 3-point flip shot by Donte Foster.




And then there's this one by Teddy Guzek, who hit an 80-foot bomb while falling out of bounds with a "hell yeah I hit these all the time" kind of attitude. It came right before halftime of a less than epic 26-23 JV basketball game.



Like I said, I don't know what's going in high schools these days, but it's numbing me to the awesomeness of buzzerbeaters. Wake me when someone hits a game winning shot from the rafters with his eyes closed while balancing on one hand upside down.
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3/12/09   |   Michael_Luchies   |   17 respect

I love the second video where the guy taking the video waits 5 seconds after the shot goes in and says "he made it".... it's like; no he didnt, everyone just started celebrating and yelling because they love when the buzzer goes off....here's your sign. 

3/12/09   |   Michael_Luchies   |   17 respect

wow photoshop has really advanced...they almost look real

3/11/09   |   Superbleeder   |   94 respect

That last shot was amazing.  The way he just flung the ball as hard as he could and it goes in.

3/11/09   |   Scott   |   51984 respect

March Madness runs just as wild and crazy in high school basketball as it does the college game.  All these highlights do is further make me wish that the NCAA tournament started this weekend

3/11/09   |   mel9133694

You've just gotta love it when kids do stuff like this...

3/11/09   |   joeymac02   |   2 respect

Casey Weber of Dayton Christian High School had a news crew come the next day to talk to him about his and he hit another one durring practice just like the one he made in the game....I saw the video on msnbc website