Lee Ruggles could not look.
The fact that over 4,000 other eyeballs were affixed to her son standing 15 feet from the basket with Anderson County clinging to a 50-49 lead in the 30th District tournament championship game only made matters worse.
Only 19.5 seconds were left on the clock.
Lee Ruggles could not look, would not look. Turning her head left when Will Ruggles was off to her right, she closed her eyes. No chance on seeing a reflection on the opposite backboard.