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New Castle

March 20, 2013

Hooker's dunk earns ESPN Top 10 spot


That was the collective response among the more than 2,000 who crammed into Williamsport High last night.

Both New Castle High and Lower Merion fans were amazed by Malik Hooker’s vicious throwdown in the first half of last night’s PIAA semifinal matchup.

Even ESPN was impressed. Hooker’s incredible dunk was No. 5 on last night’s Top 10 Plays of the Night.

See for yourself what everyone’s talking about.



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