High School Basketball Player Wes Leonard Hits Game-Winner, Collapses and Dies

Posted: March 4, 2011 in Sports
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An undefeated Michigan high school basketball team’s incredible season took a heartbreaking turn Thursday when its star player collapsed on the court and later died after making the game-winning shot.

Wes Leonard of Fennville High School went into cardiac arrest after the game and became unresponsive in front of hundreds of spectators. The 16-year-old was rushed to the hospital around 9:15 p.m. and was pronounced dead at 10:40 p.m.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/2011/03/04/2011-03-04_wes_leonard_fennville_high_school_basketball_player_dies_after_making_gamewinnin.html#ixzz1Fe8XnCJu

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