After trailing by seven with 1:15 left in the game, senior Austin Paritee hit a 3-pointer with less than 20 seconds to go to lift Birmingham Seaholm over Berkley, 67-66, in an Oakland Activities Association boys basketball game Thursday.
"It was absolutely crazy," Seaholm coach Mike DeGeeter said. "There were a lot of turnovers and a lot of fouls. The last minute and a half, the coaches really had nothing to do with it."
Paritee's 3-pointer gave Seaholm a four-point lead, but Jonathan Radner answered back for Berkley, sinking a 3-pointer and cutting the lead to one with just over 10 seconds to play.
After stealing the ball on the ensuing inbound pass, Berkley had a chance for a last-second comeback, but missed the shot at the buzzer, giving Seaholm the win.
Austin Roth finished with 21 points for Seaholm (4-3), while Paritee added 20.
Roth, who averages 28 points per game, is coming off two back-to-back 30-point performances.
"He's definitely our leader and they focused a lot on him," DeGeeter said. "It gave (Paritee) the chance to take charge. Those two guys really carried us tonight."
Radner finished with 26 points for Berkley (2-5).
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Marissa McNees is a freelance writer; Detroit News staff contributed.