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La Lumiere Player Named All American

(LaPorte County, IN) - A high school basketball player who has brought his talents to LaPorte County has earned a national honor. On Friday a special ceremony took place at La Lumiere, where senior guard J.J. Starling was named a McDonald’s All American.


Starling, who hails from Baldwinsville, New York, is considered a top-20 player in the country. He has committed to play at Notre Dame next year.


McDonald’s All American Team is one of the highest honors in high school hoops. Over 700 players were nominated this year. Starling will showcase his skills at the McDonald’s All Star Game in Chicago. The March 29 game will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. Central.

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