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Local player makes national headlines with buzzer-beating shot

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Springfield High School JV basketball player Trevor Spangler is making national news with video of his buzzer-beating shot in the final seconds of a game on Friday.

In Friday's Junior Varsity match up against Clay he made a last second 3/4 court shot to win the game.

Trevor says, "I threw it up there and though, there is not way it is making it in there. Then I saw it go through the net and thought, wow! How did I just do that."

Spangler has been playing basketball since third grade and was coached by his dad for three years.

Trevor's father Scott Spangler says, "It's a very proud moment. He has put a lot of work into it and deserves every second of it."

But the once-in-a-lifetime shot almost wasn't caught on camera. Scott's dad says, "My girlfriend said, you're not going to finish taping? You taped the whole game? But I had to watch, I was too nervous. So she picked it up and said she would tape for me - and thank God!"

The clip is grabbing national attention, it's even been featured on ESPN.com.

Trevor Spangler is hoping he won't have to take another shot like this for awhile. "I hope we don't need one. I hope we win by a large margin."

Spangler will have another chance to make a spectacular shot when Springfield takes on Southview on Thursday.

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