Video: Top 5 viral plays of 2017-18
How far will a punt go on a windy night in Chicago?
What holds a viewer's interest? And what makes a high school sports highlight go viral?
It doesn't necessarily have to be the grandest play. Often it is derived from the more unusual — something we haven't seen before.
Such is the case for the 2017-18 MaxPreps Top 5 Viral Plays of the Year.
From cheerleading cops to football plays coined after breakfast cereals to a wrestling referee displaying better moves than the wrestlers themselves, these plays supply a unique and unforgettable slice of high school sports life.