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Oscoda High School soccer standout AJ Johnson signs a letter of intent to play goalie for Grace Bible College next year. From left are: Oscoda assistant principal and athletic director Scott Lueck, Grace Bible College soccer head coach Chris Buchanan, AJ, and his parents, Tony Johnson and Deana Lawrence.

OSCODA – After smashing the program’s single season saves record, it’s safe to say Oscoda senior AJ Johnson has the game of high school soccer pretty well covered.

Johnson, who made 240 saves this past fall is set to play goalie at Grace Bible College of Grand Rapids, after signing with the school on Monday, Feb. 6.

“It’s exciting, it’s going to be a challenge to play college soccer, but I feel I’m ready,” he said. “I’ve been playing soccer since I was 5 years old, it has always been a sport that I love and been a huge blessing in my life.”

Johnson plans to study pastoral ministries and said he feels the school is a perfect combination of competitive collegiate soccer and enriching education.

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