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Panthers News · Jake Lone celebrating a banner year!


Jake Lone is experiencing a year that very few athletes experience!  Jake is currently 31-3 and ranked #16 in the State of Indiana in the 170 lb. weight class in IHSAA Wrestling.  Jake’s 2017-18 wrestling accomplishments are listed below including earning the 2018 NLC Champion as well as the IHSAA Elkhart Memorial Sectional Championship.  Jake will participate in the IHSAA Goshen Regional this Saturday (February 3, 2018) with the opportunity to qualify for the Fort Wayne Semi-State!  Jake is the son of NorthWood Middle School teacher/coach Rod Lone and mother Denise.  Jake also participates in football in the Fall for the Panthers! The remarkable part is that Jake is that he only a sophomore!  For anyone that has been around Jake you understand he is a young man of few words and also superbly humble in his approach.  He represents NorthWood High School with great character backed by consistent outstanding performance.  Congratulations to Jake on a spectacular season and all of Wa-Nee wishes him the best of luck at the Goshen Wrestling Regional!

Jake Lone 2017-18 Season Accomplishments;

Season record: 31-3

Career Record: 50-11

Tournament results:

Elkhart Central Turkey Dual Champion

John McKee Invitational @ Rochester Champion

Al Smith Mishawaka Invite 4th place out of 32 participants

West Noble Invite Champion

Wild Bill Ft Wayne Concordia Champion including being named Wrestler of the Meet voted on by the coaches

2018 Northern Lakes Conference Champion

IHSAA Elkhart Memorial Sectional Champion

 Currently ranked 16th in the state at 170#