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B.J. Koubaroulis counts down the Top Plays from Week 1

Watch to find out which plays cracked the Top 10 and to see who earned the top spot. (Video by Nick Plum for Synthesis/Koubaroulis LLC / The Washington Post)

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December 14, 2015, 12:00 p.m. — High school basketball is just getting started here in the Washington, D.C. region. Week 1 saw a slew of fantastic plays, including great passes, big dunks and game-winners.

Here are the Top 10 plays from the week:

No. 10: McNamara freshman Jonathan McGriff crosses over the defender and throws a nice pass to Jamar Watson for the bucket.

No. 9: Herndon guard James Lee gets the steal and finds teammate Michael Griffin on the fast break for the score.

No. 8: Annandale senior Dini Mohamud throws down the big dunk off the pass from Mathew McKiver.

No. 7: St. John’s senior guard Anthony Cowan, Jr. crosses over the defender and knocks down the three.

No. 6: North Point junior Jalen Gibbs steals the pass and takes it in for the big slam.

No. 5: Rock Ridge sophomore James Larsen hits the game-tying three in the final seconds.

No. 4: South County forces the steal and gets a fast break lay-up at the buzzer.

No. 3: Einstein junior Kalil Bowen banks in the jumper at the buzzer for the win.

No. 2: South County’s EJ Johnson gives the Stallions their second buzzer-beater of the week.

No. 1: Thurgood Marshall senior Anwar Henson hits the game-winning three with a defender in his face at the buzzer.

It was a special week for basketball in the area, check back in next week to see more great plays.

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