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'Fighter of lions' leads the pack for JW North
'Fighter of lions' leads the pack for JW North

The best first name in high school basketball belongs to Dikymbe Martin of Riverside JW North. "It means fighter of lions," Martin said. It's an appropriate name for a 6-foot-1 junior point guard known for his competitiveness, coolness under pressure and knack for making shots when his team needs them most. One of the best parts of Martin's mental makeup is his ability to focus and leave the drama of tense moments and crazy crowd reactions for others to experience. "The only thing that matters is inside the lines," he said. "That's what I think of when I'm out there." With the skill to connect from the three-point range and make...

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