WEST POINT, NE (CBSDFW.COM) – A Nebraskan Special Olympian had quite the surprise at his high school Monday evening when a Harlem Globetrotter traveled to his school for a visit.

West Point High School senior, James Meiergerd, a special olympian, sank a backward half-court shot at halftime of West Point’s game against Wisney-Pilger earlier this month. The shot was captured online and had more than 55,000 views on Instagram.

West Point High School senior, James Meiergerd (photo credit: Instagram)

Meiergerd’s mom shared the video with the Harlem Globetrotters, who sent one of the player’s to the school on Monday for a surprise visit.

The Globetrotters also invited Meiergerd to come as their guest to a game in Omaha in April.

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