Many of Wednesday’s high school boys basketball regionals were postponed until tonight thanks to Old Man Winter. But that didn’t curtail perhaps the play of the tournament, which has been recognized by ESPN’s SportsCenter.
Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart defeated Fulton, 49-47, in Class D. But the way Irish took the regional has to be seen to be believed.
A buzzer-beating jumper by Dustin Neyer, who caught the in-bounds pass off the backboard and after a bounce on the floor and shot it on the catch while jumping about 25 feet away from the basket.
Yes, that explanation was a mouthful. Have a look see what we mean.
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Plays like this were urban myths before video phones and social media. Now, these plays go viral almost minutes after the pandemonium, which is exactly what took place at the gym in Big Rapids.
And now, plays like this and players like Neyer, and Brooks Hyble who threw the pass, can get national recognition this morning. This play is the top play on SportsCenter’s Top 10 list.