Freshman Basketball Player Makes Miracle Buzzer Beater

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As kids, all basketball fans dream of making a circus shot as time expires. That dream became a reality for Matt DeMember.

DeMember is a freshman at Frederick's Liganore High in Maryland and his famous shot came in the closing seconds of his church Damascus Road Community's game against Redland Baptist Church over the weekend.

The shot was so audacious, even the other team fell in love with this last-second hero. 

Welcome to youth sports, where the play is fierce and the snacks are resting on the bench thanks to the resident team mommy. 

We bring you to the last second of what we imagine is a tight basketball game throughout. ESPN's SportsCenter tweets out what we need to know. 

It's like the play was drawn up by Vinny Del Negro, who essentially asks his players to go out there and improv the hell out of the upcoming play. 

The ball finally finds DeMember's hands, and he immediately chucks the ball into Maryland basketball lore. 

Matt's mom told the New York Daily News her son's just a natural.

"He's kind of the master of this stuff. He's always winning little contests, like, if you can make a shot from half court you get five bucks or a Starbucks card," Diane DeMember said. 

 

One of the better moments has to be the look on the other team's faces as they notice the shot was captured on camera. They are just as happy for DeMember as the young man's teammates. 

Wins and losses are nice, but epic childhood moments like this only come around so often. 

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