High schooler’s selfless act of sportsmanship
ELPASO, Texas (CBS) – A high school basketball coach in Texas wanted to make his team manager’s dream come true. Coach Peter Morales put Mitchell Marcus into the team’s last game of the season with one minute to go.
Mitchell has a developmental disability.
Teammates passed Mitchell the ball so he could score, but Mitchell could not make a basket.
With just seconds left in the game, an opposing player made a choice that speaks volumes about his character.
“I think I’ll cry about it for the rest of my life,” Mitchell’s mom Amy told CBS reporter Steve Hartman.
Watch what happened here:
- Witness recalls ‘The Crocodile Hunter’ Steve Irwin’s chilling final words
- VIDEO: Argument may have you questioning mom's parenting skills
- 911 CALL: Hissing 22-pound Himalayan cat forces family, dog into bedroom
- VIDEO: Watch what happens when President Obama pushes the red button on 'Between Two Ferns' with Zach Galifianakis