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An Astounding Act of High School Sportsmanship

An Astounding Act of High School Sportsmanship

Mar 3, 2013-- A special needs student from a Texas high school, Mitchell Marcus, scored a basket in the final game of the season after a player from the opposing team gave up the ball. Mitchell is the team manager for the Coronado Thunderbirds and an avid basketball fan. So with 90 seconds left in the last game of the season, Coach Peter Morales put Marcus into the game. "Mitchell's a great shot," his mother Amy said. "He took his first shot and missed. It hit the rim. You just hear the whole crowd sighing. It went out of bounds and Franklin got it. We all knew that he wasn't going to have his chance." Then, Jonathon Montanez, a senior at rival Franklin High School and a member of the opposing team, down by 10 points, tossed Marcus the ball. (16251 reads)


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