Fennville's win a tribute to Wes Leonard

Updated: December 7, 2011, 5:01 AM ET
Associated Press

FENNVILLE, Mich. -- It was an emotion-packed home opener Tuesday night as a Michigan high school basketball team returned to the court where nine months earlier a star player collapsed and died after nailing a game-winning shot.

While Fennville's boys team opened this season with a 51-43 victory over Lawton, the contest itself was largely upstaged by the pregame tribute to Wes Leonard. His shot in the Blackhawks' last game at the gym on March 3 clinched a 20-0 regular season.

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