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Owen, an eighth grader with Down syndrome, hadn't seen the court for any action all season.
That all changed Wednesday.
In his team's final game, Owen got a chance to create the memory of a lifetime. Van Hoosen's coach drew up a play late in the game, putting Groesser near the free throw line as his team inbounded the ball.
Then the magic unfolded.
Owen ran out past the three-point line to catch the ball, dribbled once, and hurled a shot with absolute precision.
No doubt about it.
One shot, three points. And hoopla throughout the gym.
Owen didn't stop there. Three points on his first shot of the year would suit most players. Not Owen. He hit
another three pointer before calling it a night in two minutes of action.
His Van Hoosen teammates and friends quickly turned to Twitter to spread the story. #GetOwenOnSportsCenter became a trending topic.
Six points. Two minutes. One inspiring eighth grader.