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Larry Austin Enjoys AH Court Despite Loss

Larry Austin (Ryan Easterling)

The Shootout at the Hall attracted a number of outstanding basketball players and teams last Saturday. The competition was intense, and the talented athletes on hand demonstrated their college potential. Among the top performers was precocious Springfield Lanphier freshman Larry Austin, who led his team in scoring.

Larry Austin was well known in basketball circles long before he enrolled at Springfield Lanphier this fall. He was drawing rave reviews for his play with his junior high school team, and he is a starter already on the Lanphier varsity. Lanphier lost a close game to Peoria Manual, but Austin was still glad to play on the home court of the Illinois basketball team. "It was a good experience... Recommended Stories

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