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Student has a big online following

Posted 2/13/18 (Tue)

Student has a big online following

By Jody Michael

At halftime of a recent Divide County girls’ basketball game, a new student named Lance Fuentes provided some entertainment for the crowd, performing a dribbling routine that looked like something from the Harlem Globetrotters.

He dribbled four basketballs at one time; then he discarded one and seamlessly began bounce-juggling the remaining three in a circular pattern; then he dribbled two between his legs.

Afterward, he posted photos and a video to his Instagram account, @l.a_handles, which has accumulated more than 35,000 followers.

Fuentes, a sophomore and starting point guard for the  Maroons, moved to the district last fall from the suburbs of Vancouver, British Columbia. In his free time, he is also a bit of a social media star.

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