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Johnson Inks To Play For John Brown

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December 2, 2010 by wcobserver

By Brent Harrison

WEST FORK – Last week West Fork forward/center Jared Johnson (6-foot-6) gave his signature to play basketball next year for Coach Clark Sheehy and the John Brown Eagles.

Johnson, a two-time All-State and All-District selection averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds a game for David Ferrell’s Tigers as a junior.
“JBU is a perfect fit for Jared,” Ferrell said. “It’s a great school and a great coach,  I think he made a real wise choice. He can help them, and it’s a great environment. It comes at a good time because they lose one of their two post players.”
“He’s really agile and he shoots well for a big guy,” Ferrell said. “He worked hard over the summer.  He expanded his game and now he’s much better from 6-8 feet.”
Jared is the son John and Rose Mary Johnson and plans to major in education.

Staff Photographer Brooke McNeely Galligan West Fork senior Jared Johnson, left, smiles at his classmates after signing a letter of intent to play basketball for John Brown University next fall with his parents Jon and Rosemary.

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