Athlete spotlight: Matt Johnson, Zumbrota-Mazeppa boys basketball

Name: Matt Johnson

Year in school: Senior

Team and sport: Zumbrota-Mazeppa boys basketball

Position: Guard

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Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and/or athletics in general.

Being able to play with my friends, the excitement, and it is a very fun sport to play.

What is your most memorable moment as an athlete?


Playing in the section final football game.

Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.

My mom, she always pushes me to do better and helps me if I do something wrong.

What are your plans or goals after graduating from high school?

I plan to attend college and would like to try out for the basketball team.

What advice do you have for younger athletes?

To work hard and never give up. You can always better yourself!


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