Bryce Tinson ‘20: The boys varsity basketball team played an exciting game against the Grosse Pointe North Norsemen.
Ryan Heimbuch ‘19 led the team in scoring with 15, and played all around great defense. The team played as a collective unit holding Grosse Pointe to 15 second half points after getting down early in the first half. The great defense allowed for a comeback that ended in storybook fashion.
The game came down to the final shot. With 17.5 seconds left in the game Blake McCrae ‘19 brought the ball up the court, with the game tied up at 59. At eight seconds he drove the lane with his left hand collapsing the defense, leaving Heimbuch wide open on the left wing. Seeing him open, McCrae threw an amazing pass right into Heimbuch’s shooting pocket. He rose up and drained it as the clock hit zero. The crowd went wild, while the team stormed the court to celebrate.
“It felt good when it left my hands,” Heimbuch said. “When it went threw the net I got really hype, it felt like I was the man.”
The win brings their overall record to 3-4 and their MAC league record to 1-1. The boys next game is at home against Utica Ford Friday, January 12.