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Shawnee Mission South soccer player’s crazy goal-saving kick makes ESPN’s top plays

Shawnee Mission South’s Marcus Smith makes an amazing kick save

Shawnee Mission South soccer player Marcus Smith made an amazing kick save when the Raiders goalie was caught out of the net.
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Shawnee Mission South soccer player Marcus Smith made an amazing kick save when the Raiders goalie was caught out of the net.

A desperation slide into the goalmouth results in a kick of the ball that saves a goal and knocks it off the upright of a football goalpost.

Yeah, that pretty much sums up what Shawnee Mission South soccer player Marcus Smith did during Friday night’s game against SM Northwest.

Smith’s goal-saving move was so good that ESPN featured it on its top 10 plays and tweeted about it.

The Cougars ended up winning 2-1, but Smith’s play is now being seen by sports fans across the country.

Here is what ESPN tweeted:

The Shawnee Mission South soccer team was thrilled by the attention Smith received from ESPN:

And Shawnee Mission Northwest’s soccer team also gave a nod to Smith:

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