NAPPANEE – NorthWood High School basketball standout Jordyn Frantz has been honored for her outstanding play last week.
Frantz was selected as the District I Player of the Week by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Associatiion.
Frantz, a senior guard for coach Adam Yoder’s team, poured in a school record 43 points in a triple-overtime 80-77 win over LaPorte. She also had 17 points in a 63-40 loss to Penn.
Frantz has signed to play next season at Saint Louis University.
The NorthWood girls basketball program, their athletic department and the Northern Lakes Conference are also set to honor former coaches Steve Neff and Brad Newcomer.
Neff, who retired from coaching after last season, led the Panthers for 37 seasons as head coach. He retired with 653 wins, the most all-time in state history among any girls basketball coach. Neff also guided the Panthers to a Class 3-A state championship in 1999. Newcomer served as a long-time junior varsity and varsity assistant coach during NorthWood’s outstanding run of success.
Neff and Newcomer will both receive the NLC Service Award on Dec. 20. They will be honored between the junior varsity and varsity games at NorthWood versus NLC foe Plymouth that night.