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An evening for Alex
L-E jayvee teammates help to make Alex Martins hoops dream come true
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ALEX MARTIN IS CONGRATULATED by his Lugoff-elgin junior varsity teammates after his jumper got the Demons off to a 2-0 lead in Thursdays game with Blythewood. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
Mike Thomas is a big guy … like run into a wall and a brick dislodges big. But ask him about the gesture which members of his Lugoff-Elgin junior varsity basketball team made for team manager Alex Martin Thursday night and Thomas’ heart melts. Earlier this season, a pair of Demon sophomores --- Jalen White and Brandon Davis --- approached Thomas about the possibility of Martin, who has Down Syndrome, playing in a regular season game.