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    Vista del Lago High School junior William FitzPatrick shoots a half-court shot at the buzzer to give the Eagles a 64-62 victory over Capital Christian in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III boys basketball playoffs. A number of buzzer-beaters have highlighted the prep season. FitzPatrick's shot banked-off the backboard and through the rim to ignite a thrilling celebration on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016.

Vista del Lago High School junior William FitzPatrick shoots a half-court shot at the buzzer to give the Eagles a 64-62 victory over Capital Christian in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III boys basketball playoffs. A number of buzzer-beaters have highlighted the prep season. FitzPatrick's shot banked-off the backboard and through the rim to ignite a thrilling celebration on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Will FitzPatrick
Vista del Lago High School junior William FitzPatrick shoots a half-court shot at the buzzer to give the Eagles a 64-62 victory over Capital Christian in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III boys basketball playoffs. A number of buzzer-beaters have highlighted the prep season. FitzPatrick's shot banked-off the backboard and through the rim to ignite a thrilling celebration on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Will FitzPatrick
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