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Grandview Students Hope For Classmate's Recovery

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GRANDVIEW, Wash. - Grandview students are not giving up hope that one of their classmates will recover from Tuesday night's deadly car crash.

"Jovannie was the kind of guy that you just messed around with," said Daniel Cabanas. "Whatever you do you would always have fun. He's the most good-natured person I've met."

"I would say I love you, I love you with all my heart," said Armando Ambriz. "God Bless."

Jovannie Razo's friends are anxious to hear some news of their friend's condition.  The 17-year-old was the only one to survive Tuesday night's accident. Three teenage boys were driving down Evans Road near Grandview, when they lost control and went into a tree. 

Crews flew Razo to Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. NBC Right Now reported Thursday that the teenager was in critical condition. When we called for an update, we were told Razo's family didn't want  to release information about their son's status.

"A lot of people are really sad of course, but I'm trying to make everyone stay positive and think of the good things like how they're in a better place and that Jovannie will hopefully get better, and I hope he does," said Jamilia Shafer.

Grandview High School students still holding on to hope for Jovannie, while mourning the loss of two other classmates--16 year olds Kevin Lopez and Carlos Ochoa.

The Basketball Boosters Club is holding two fundraisers Friday night during the boys and girls basketball games. During halftime, they'll have a three point shoot out and the cheerleaders are doing a dash for cash.

The money will be split among all three families of the boys.