Nine south metro seniors to play in all-star football game

  • Article by: RON HAGGSTROM , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 23, 2013 - 5:47 PM

The South team evened the series with the North in the Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game a year ago, and will look to regain the lead in the series at the end of June.

 

The South team evened the series with the North in the Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game a year ago, and will look to regain the lead in the series at the end of June.

Nine south metro seniors will participate in the 40th annual event. They are Parker Anderson (linebacker) and Ryan Landherr (offensive linemen) of Prior Lake; Michael Backus (offensive lineman) of Eastview; Karl Finkel (defensive lineman) and Mitch Johnson (linebacker) of Lakeville North; Andrew Herkenhoff (defensive back) of Burnsville; Nick Larson (running back) of Shakopee; Max Weaver (offensive lineman) of Northfield; and Steve Wilson (wide receiver) of Apple Valley.

Prior Lake mentor Matt Gegenheimer will serve as an assistant coach for the South team.

The game is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 29 at Husky Stadium on the St. Cloud State University campus.

Trey Heid of Lakeville North led the South to a 33-21 victory over the North in 2012. The win evened the current series format between the South and North at 9-9-1.

 

Division I signees

Three girl athletes and one boy south of the Minnesota River signed Division I letters-of-intent on Wednesday, April 14.

Northfield swimmer Claire Walters signed with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Eastview track standout Erica Bestul with Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and Apple Valley volleyball player Shanotta Bawek with Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md. Eagan forward Zach Glienke signed to play hockey at the University of Maine

Walters established all-state times in the 100-yard butterfly and 200 freestyle. She also helped the Raiders’ 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams establish all-state times.

Bestul finished fifth in the 800-meter run in the Class 2A state track meet a year ago. She finished with a time of 2:15.30.

Bawek, an outside hitter, was selected as Miss All-Around at the Eagles’ end-of-season banquet in November.

Glienke led the Wildcats in scoring this past season, finishing with 32 goals and 32 assists for 64 points.

 

Top performance

• Eastview senior Melita Ware set a meet record in the triple jump at the All-American Invitational girls’ indoor track meet on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus. She had a winning jump of 36 feet, 5 inches. She was also a member of the second place 4x400-meter relay team for the Lightning.

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