Best of 2013: Plays

Best of 2013: Plays

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Best of 2013: Plays


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A look back at some of our favorite high school sports plays of 2013. Previously: Best quotes of 2013.


If there was a single GREATEST SHOT of 2013, this was it.


Marvey’o Otey had the most improbable shot of the year.


Bay Barley made a halfcourt shot from his knees.


Anna Olson’s full-court bounce shot counted for two points.


OH. MY. GOODNESS. Seventh Woods, y’all.

Huntington (W.Va.) Prep pulled off a double alley-oop.


What — besides a double alley-oop — is better than an alley-oop? An alley-oop buzzer-beater.

Jordan McKenzie cleaned up a teammate’s mess with a nasty putback slam.


Zach Lavine put on a show in the Ballislife All-American dunk contest.


Christian Terrell put his defender on a poster.


Jaeden Washington with a PSA: Get out of my way.


“Get away from it Cliff.”


Jabrill Peppers, the ALL-USA Defensive POY, showed off his offensive skills.


Louisville commit L.J. Scott hurdled a defender.


DeShawn Smith would not go down.


Kelvin Cook did his best XBox impression.


Demontae Martin had one of the returns of the year.


Dalton Souders blocked two punts on one play.


Mike Arman’s concentration resulted in a triple-deflection TD.


Tyler Balla only needed one hand to make this spectacular grab.


Nick Bokun’s behind-the-back catch was a thing of beauty.


Who needs a holder?


This play made a lot of people angry.


This pickoff play was just cruel.


The Plain City Prayer.


Copperas Cove loses in dramatic fashion.


Crazy two-point conversion.


This amazing catch preserved a win.


Terrence Turner-Blair made an outstanding catch in an All-Star game.


This was a sick lacrosse goal.


Goalie goal!


One of the greatest soccer goals of the year.


Da’Shawn Hand showed why he’s one of the most coveted recruits.


An incredible, albeit illegal, play.


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