Ohio High Schooler Hits Game-Winner Similar to Christian Laettner's Classic Shot

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured Columnist IVNovember 19, 2016

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March has arrived, so that means there will be plenty of memorable moments on the basketball court this month.

Hiland High School's (Berlin, Ohio) Todd Ropp managed to channel Christian Laettner to stun Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School (New Philadelphia, Ohio), 44-43:

Ropp even nailed the celebration.

As Yahoo Sports' Ben Rohrbach pointed out, there was quite a bit of controversy surrounding the high schooler's play. However, the shot counted and sent Hiland on to the next round. 

The play looks pretty similar to Laettner's legendary shot from 1992 that helped Duke beat Kentucky in the NCAA tournament:

[ESPN, NCAA on Demand, h/t Next Impulse Sports]