Zach Johnson recently committed to continue his baseball career at Community College of Baltimore County Essex. Johnson wrapped up his high school career this past spring by helping lead the Eagles to back-to-back MIAC conference titles and capturing Conference MVP honors for the 2nd straight year. This past season Johnson went 5-0 on the mound posting a 1.33 ERA and a 0.821 WHIP while striking out 55 batters in 8 appearances. At the plate this he hit .340 while leading the team with 2 home runs and 20 RBI’s. Johnson a 4 year varsity baseball player will be joining the Knights to play shortstop for Coach Mike Carter in the NJCAA Division II. Carter just finished his 9th season winning his 200th career game and led the Knights to the Baseball World Series in 2018. The Knights are coming off a 24-21 season where they won 21 of their last 31 games. While at Southfield Christian Johnson was also a member of the 2018 Boys Basketball State Championship team and he also earned all state honors this past spring as a member of the state runner-up 800 meter relay team and helping the track team to a state runner-up finish.
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