Brecksville senior wins National High School shooting championship

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio - Brecksville High School senior basketball player Jessica Lesesky knew she would be a big underdog this weekend in Dallas, Texas.

Lesesky won a national Facebook competition that allowed her to be one of six high school girls to compete in this weekends Farmers Insurance National Three Point Shootout at Duncanville High School in Dallas.

"Those are my favorite kind of stories when the underdog comes up and suprises everyone," Lesesky said.

Lesesky not only surprised everyone but she knocked off five national recruits who already had letters of intent to play at Tennessee, Texas, UCLA and Cal.

The Brecksville senior, who has a 3.9 grade point average and would like to major in osteopathic medicine, is still waiting for her phone to ring.

Lesesky's biggest battle is off the court. The Brecksville senior suffers from a hereditary disorder known as POTS. A nervous system disorder that affects heart rate, blood pressure and causes extreme fatigue and in some cases has been known to cause lost of consciousness.

The long shot paid off for Lesesky thanks to hours and hours of work in the gym after she found out she was going to Dallas.

"The whole experience, I had such a blast, I couldn't even describe it, it was just amazing," Lesesky added.

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