Poor Riley Sorn. He tried so hard to get his 7-foot-4 (and growing) frame in front of 6-foot-4 Erik Stevenson this weekend during a Washington state high school all-star game. It didn’t work, cameras were rolling and now Sorn will have the pleasure of watching himself go viral across 1000s of Instagram accounts as word spreads of this posterization of the big man.
Stevenson is signed with Wichita State. As of February, Sorn had narrowed his choices to Saint Mary’s and the University of Washington.
From The Olympian:
Before he led the Class 3A team to the court Saturday evening, Timberline High School coach Allen Thomas made a bet with his players.
He suggested none would throw down a dunk over the tallest high school basketball player in Washington.
“I told him I was going to get it,” Timberline senior Erik Stevenson said. “I didn’t know when it was going to happen, but it happened.” In the game’s closing seconds, Stevenson snagged a pass in the corner, and charged toward the hoop. “I saw Riley take a step out, so I was like, alright, I have to go try this,” Stevenson said. He lifted off from the ground, with Sorn in front of him, and stuffed the ball over the rim to roaring cheers.
As for Sorn, he handled it pretty well considering he’s now going to be IG famous for getting body bagged.
“I didn’t know it would be by Erik, but I knew I would get dunked on today,” Sorn said. “My goal was to get in and block all of the shots I could. I’m glad it was by Erik. … It was cool it was him.”