Canadian secures MVP in NY High School Boys Tournament with 3 pointer and less than 2 seconds to go
Updated with video of the winning shot- after the story break
With stories from AP and Newsday – Anthony Pate, who hails from Oakville, Ontario, salvaged the fourth quarter for Long Island Lutherans with a beat-the-clock 3-point shot to beat Harborfield Crusaders 62-61 in Albany NY Saturday, reported the Wall Street Journal.
Pate was named tournament MVP for his game saving 3 point clutch with 1.1 seconds left in the game.
“We actually talked about what would happen if I had the ball at the end of the game,” the Lutheran shooting guard told Newsday of a pregame chat with teammates. “I told them I’d make it. Wow. That’s a little foreshadowing.”
The Lutherans salvaged their second straight title in the Class A final of the New York State Boys Basketball Federation Tournament of Champions. Continue reading