Read the rest of this heartwarming story of Jason McElwain here.
Moments later, Jason grabbed another pass and let it rain. The shot, from beyond the three-point arc, swished straight through. In unison, those in the gym screamed.
In the game’s final four minutes, Jason shot five more times from behind the three-point arc. He made them all. Each time, teammates on the bench would hold their heads and scream, fans would stomp, tears would flow.
Jason scored 20 points. He set an Athena record with a half-dozen three-pointers. His teammates and friends stormed the court. They raised him on their shoulders… wide-eyed and in awe of what they had seen. They asked Jason for his autograph.
” I was focused on the game. You gotta be focused on the game. Not anything else,” Jason said.
What made Jason being “in the zone” Wednesday not just another shooting streak is that he is autistic
Hat Tip to Doug Petch.