Former Roosevelt island Public Safety Officer Reports On Amazing Buzzer Beating Half Court Basketball Shot That Won High School Basketball Game
Former Roosevelt Island Public Safety Officer John Malone reported on what might be one of the most amazing half court buzzer beating shots of all time that ended Sunday's New Rochelle/Mount Vernon High School basketball game.
Here's the shot.
Mr. Malone, reporting for MSG Varsity, wrote:
... The play began with 2.9 seconds left in regulation and the Huguenots trailing by two. Edney, positioned on New Rochelle's baseline, threw a baseball pass to teammate Joe Clarke near center court. The duo — with Edney at quarterback and Clarke at tight end — had hooked up countless times during the fall to lead New Rochelle to a state title in football. This wasn't one of those times. Mt. Vernon's Jalen David jumped into the passing lane and deflected the ball. Teammate Devonte Banner scooped it up and floated a pass forward to Traquann Scales. Edney jumped into action, reading the play perfectly. He then stole the ball and released the shot in practically the same motion....Click here for the entire MSG Varsity article.
The NY Times has more on "The Shot" by New Rochelle High School basketball player Khalil Edney.