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Wes Leonard of Michigan’s Fennville High Dies Last Night After Scoring Winning Basket


Wes leonard dies after winning shot

Last Night, Fennville High’s Wes Leonard scored the winning basket in overtime, closing his team 20-0 winning season.

Michigan’s high school basketball star, Leonard was hoisted into the air by teammates and soon after collapsed.

Leonard, only 16 years old, went into cardiac arrest and was unresponsive per news reports. He was taken to Holland Hospital at approximately 9:15am and 85 minutes later, was pronounced dead.

Leonard scored “more than 1,000 career points in his brief life, had just shot the winning layup in a 57-55 game over Bridgman High”.

No word on cause of death as of yet.

(via People)

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