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North Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Montel Johnson
Tarpon Springs H.S.
Football/Senior
THIS WEEK’S FEATS:
Tarpon Springs’ do-everything senior Montel Johnson totaled 154 all-purpose yards during the Sponger’s 31-0 playoff win over rival Anclote High. Both of the speedster’s two receptions went for long touchdowns of 38 and 33 yards.
SEASON STATS:
Johnson has found the end zone 12 times, pulled in 30 catches for 449 yards and rushed 58 times for 441 yards. He also is a starting cornerback on defense and returns punts and kicks.
QUOTABLES:
“When I get a little bit of room there’s no catching me. I’ll put it like that.” – Johnson on his confidence in open space.
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