Posted On: 12/6/18 11:22 AM
If the performance of Tessa Johnson on Saturday afternoon were an audition on America’s Got Talent, there is only one possible assessment the judges could have come up with: the Golden Buzzer. Yes, the 8th grader from St. Michael-Albertville had a stellar debut on the big stage at the Breakdown Tip Off as she scored 17 points to lead the Knights to a 74-53 victory over Lakeville North. Trust me when I say that the college coaches in attendance were impressed. So was STMA coach Kent Hamre.
“It’s good we had a game before now,” Hamre said. “She was nervous at Maple Grove and made a few 8th grade mistakes. She made a few 8th grade mistakes today, too, but she was comfortable, she was relaxed. Today it w