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NFHS Case Play 5.2.1 Situation A

A1 attempts a three-point goal. B1 slaps the ball:
(a) while it is in downward flight outside the cylinder, but above the ring level; or
(b) while it is in the cylinder after bouncing off the ring.

It is defensive goaltending in
(a) and defensive basket interference in
(b). Three points are awarded in both cases as a result of the violation.

NFHS Rules Reference:

(9-11, 12)


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