A literal last-second shot helped T.C. Williams claim a boys basketball division title for the first time in more than decade.
The buzzer beater came Friday night as T.C. was tied 42-42 with West Potomac. Star senior TJ Horton received a quick pass and launched a shot from near the three-point line with just a second to go to clinch the win.
Fans stormed the court as T.C. captured its first Gunston District championship in more than 10 years.
More on the moment from social media:
🔥🏀 ICYMI: @TCWTitans Boys Basketball are the 2020 Gunston District Champs for the first time in over 10 years after their defeat of WestPo in a down-to-the-buzzer win Friday night. Watch the sweet ending to this game: https://t.co/xhMsEpwWkc#TitansRising
— Alexandria City Public Schools (@ACPSk12) February 24, 2020
CUT THE NETS!
Shout out to TJ Horton for coming up big with the game winner last night to give the TC Titans their first district title in 10 years.
— Griffin Vision Photography (@VisionofGriffin) February 23, 2020
— T.C. Williams H.S. Football Boosters (@TCTitanFootball) February 22, 2020
Congratulations! 🏀 pic.twitter.com/aDPuqycM6B
— T.C. Williams Boys Basketball (@TCWilliamsHoops) February 22, 2020
The boys are not the only T.C. team seeking playoff glory this season. The girls basketball team will be hosting a first round game against Fairfax High School in the regional tournament tonight.
Big Day for Athletics here at TC. Spring Sports Start (Schedule to re-posted shortly) and our Girls Basketball Team host the First Round of the Regional Basketball Tournament. Good Luck to all. pic.twitter.com/eYkwMlW3HF
— TCW Sports (@TCWSports) February 24, 2020