While Mickey Paquette shoots for the Guinness World Book of Records, his father aims for sobriety. Mickey seeks a quest to celebrate an unremarkable high school career. Mickey hatches the idea for a world record after watching his two friends throw and catch grapes at lunch.
Mickey’s mom died when he was 12. Mickey works all the time to help his father who struggles to hold onto jobs and avoid alcohol.
Mickey’s dream girl Charlotte Boyer goes out with his rival Travis Stout. Travis’s dad Doug and Mickey’s dad Luc were best friends until Luc stole Doug’s fiancee.
Mickey fights with Travis, grapples with the loss of his two friends from the grapes team, and encounters grief from two prominent naysayers. Sportswriter Gus Winkle and the school’s vice principal Ross Cudmore aim to derail the record attempt which has attracted considerable publicity. Will the quest for a world record splatter without a throw?