Two Panthers named to all-star football game

Two Lakeville North student-athletes were named to the 40th annual Minnesota All-Star Football Game.

Mitch Johnson, No. 9, plays in the Class 6A Prep Bowl in November. Photo by Rick Orndorf

Mitch Johnson, No. 9, plays in the Class 6A Prep Bowl in November. Photo by Rick Orndorf

Linebacker Mitch Johnson and defensive lineman Karl Finkel were named to the South All-Stars. The 2013 game will be held at 1 p.m. June 29 at Husky Stadium on the campus of the St. Cloud State University.

The all-star game will showcase outstanding senior players from the 2012 high school football season. Players and coaches representing 79 schools and 34 conferences will participate in this year’s game. They were selected by members of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.

Karl Finkel, No. 17, tries to block a pass during the state semifinal game against Rosemount. Photo by Rick Orndorf

Karl Finkel, No. 17, tries to block a pass during the state semifinal game against Rosemount. Photo by Rick Orndorf

In the 2012 game, 2011 Metro Player of the Year Trey Heid of Lakeville North led the South All-Stars to a 33-21 victory over the North All-Stars at Husky Stadium.

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