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Video: Wakefield Nails Buzzer Beater to Remain Undefeated

A three-point shot with time expiring gave the Wakefield boys varsity basketball team the win at home over Marshall last night.

Wakefield logoTrailing 35-41 with 3:28 to go, the Warriors’ defense stepped up and the team battled back to 39-41. With just seconds on the clock, Deng Nhial received an inbound pass and then fired it to Halil Parks, who was standing just beyond the three point line.

Parks drained the three with a jump shot for the game-winner, sending teammates and fans storming onto the court to celebrate the victory.

Wakefield improved to 14-0, and is now ranked No. 10 in the region by the Washington Post. The Post has a full recap of the game.

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