Arts » Arts Stories & Interviews

Harlandale HS Basketball Team's Insane Buzzer-Beating Layup Featured on SportsCenter

by

comment
FACEBOOK / SPORTSCENTER
  • Facebook / SportsCenter
Harlandale High School is already celebrating its boys varsity basketball team making it to the playoffs. Now, the South Side school is basking in yet another spotlight: ESPN's SportCenter shared video of an NBA-worthy layup by the team on social media.

The clip from Harlandale's February 11 game has so far grabbed more than 1.2 million views on Facebook. That's an impressive feat, considering SportsCenter is essentially a daily roundup of mind-blowing plays from across the sports world.

In the clip, senior Nate Espinosa, wearing No. 1, steals the ball from rival school Kerrville-Tivy and runs across the court with just 6.8 seconds on the clock. With No. 22 Andrew Martinez punching the ball in his direction, Espinosa was able to hit a last-second layup that, well, you just have to see for yourself.


And yes, Harlandale won the game.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.