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Video: Josh Huestis' mother is his biggest cheerleader

Jan 15, 2014

Coming into Wednesday’s game against Washington State, Stanford’s Josh Huestis was struggling. Through three conference games, the senior guard was averaging only 6.6 points and shooting a dismal 26 percent from the floor.

He broke out of the cold streak in a big way against the Cougars, dropping a team-high 15 points in a Cardinal victory, much to the delight of his coaches, teammates and mother Bonnie, who takes the role of enthusiatic sideline parent to an awesome level.

And that isn't even the half of it. Nearly all of Huestis' seven made baskets got Bonnie out of her seat. 

Watching any mom cheer for her son or daughter will put a smile on your face. But, coupled with this back story, watching Bonnie’s genuine excitement for every great play her son made will warm your heart.

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Huestis is originally from Texas, but he was adopted shortly after being born by the exuberant Bonnie and Gary Walsh. He was then raised in Montana, where Huestis thrived as an athlete in Great Falls.

Bonnie seems like a heck of a mom one who knows a good performance on the hardwood when she sees one.