Carter Stone was a brand new student at Agoura High School. The athletic and strong offensive lineman was expected to be an offensive guard for his new school’s football team.
Well, the 15-year-old football player died after complications with a shoulder surgery. According to reports, Stone was having arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder in Ventura County, but had to be airlifted to the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles were he would be pronounced dead.
According to the report, The surgery complication was later discovered to be a heart tumor related to an undiagnosed T-cell leukemia.
The team will honor Carter for the remainder of the season, wearing the number 76 and “Be like Carter” stickers on players’ helmets. Both teams the JV and Varsity will start with only 10 men on the field for the first play to honor Carter.
Please keep his family in your prayers during this tough time.