Last week at the college slam dunk contest, Adreian Payne wooed the crowd with his acrobatic 360 degree dunks. But before he took off he ran over to his young friend Lacey Holsworth so that she could touch the ball for good luck.
She was just 8 years old.
Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory. She now dances among angels…. The world is a… http://t.co/SAXeJ4D4zH
— Princess Lacey (@adorablelacey) April 9, 2014
Payne and Lacey met 2 years ago during a hospital stay and they immediately developed a bond. She participated in all senior day activities and was in Dallas for the Final Four festivities where she watched Payne win third in the college slam dunk contest.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Holsworth family during this very sad time.