Miracle shot saves Evergreen’s season in district playoffs (with video)



Down 63-61 with two seconds to play, Evergreen needed a miracle to keep its season alive. You won't believe what happens next. (Video by Nathan Gulliford).

A miracle shot by Robert Franks kept Evergreen’s season alive.

Evergreen trailed 63-61 with two seconds left in a loser-out district tournament game Tuesday. The Plainsmen inbounded the ball a full court away.

A long pass intended for Franks was tipped. The Plainsmen star chased the ball down near the end line and thew the ball up behind his back as the buzzer sounded.

It went in.

Evergreen rode that momentum through the overtime and advanced to the bi-district tournament as the GSHL’s No. 3 seed. The Plainsmen travel to play the top seed from the South Puget Sound League, Kentridge, on Thursday.

Jahmil Johnson added 25 points for Evergreen.

Jordan Lenard’s 16 points led Camas.


CAMAS — Jake Hansel 4, Andre De Los Rios 6, Jordan Anderson 11, Kantas Zalpys 0, Brandon Nguyen 7, Jordan Lenard 16, James Price 5, Trevor Jasinsky 11, Nick Lopes 8. Totals 24 (9) 11-16 68.

EVERGREEN — David Martin 3, Connor Finnegan 4, Jalen Ballard 12, Kobey Eaton 0, Greg Washington 3, Jahmil Johnson 25, Christian Chamberlain 4, Robert Franks 16, Jordan Henderson 7. Totals 21 (8) 24-28 74.

Camas 16 20 13 14 5–68

Evergreen 16 16 15 16 11–74