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Why was Rob Gronkowski at Hopkins High School on Monday?

Gronk and his brothers competed against some of the members of the school's girls basketball team.
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NFL star Rob Gronkowski and his brothers rolled up to Hopkins High School on Monday to spice up a pep fest. 

The Gronkowskis challenged four members of the school's celebrated varsity girls basketball team — junior Kelly Boyle, senior Maya Nnaji, senior Alayna Contreras and sophomore Liv McGill — to a three-point competition, according to assistant director of athletics, Erin Brown.

They were all tied after the first round. Then, they decided to do a half-court shootout, with Rob hitting "a pretty crazy half-court shot," Brown said.

Boyle won it for the Royals, however, hitting a smooth half-court shot, "with Crocs... no less," Brown mentioned.

Immediately following the competition, Rob presented the high school with a $15,000 check for its athletics department on behalf The Gronk Nation Youth Foundation.

The event was wrapped up with Rob showing off his dunk skills, followed by catching a football from his brother, spiking it in traditional Gronk fashion, and being celebrated by students jumping around him. 

Check out the video below of Gronkowski doing his classic "Gronk Spike."

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