ABC23 Sports Director Preston Mitchell wins H.O.R.S.E. matchup

Flight Time goes down to 23ABC's Preston Mitchell

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23ABC Sports Director Preston Mitchell dusted the cobwebs off his shooting arm and defeated Flight Time of the Harlem Globetrotters in a game of H.O.R.S.E. Monday afternoon at Rabobank Arena.

Mitchell challenged the veteran Globetrotter and wasn't sure how he'd fare after not picking up a basketball for over two years.

However, Mitchell began with a short jumper to get the ball rolling and kept up the momentum, including making shots from the top of the key, an overhead, no-look shot from the free-throw line and several jumpers from beyond the arc. 

Flight Time kept the pressure on with a dunk and between the legs layup but Mitchell stayed tough and held on for the win. 

The Globetrotters will appear at Rabobank Arena Thursday night at 7PM.

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