Thursday, November 27, 2014


NorthWood High School won the Class 3A Wawasee Sectional basketball tournament championship with a 75-61 victory West Noble on Saturday, March 8. The Panthers will play in the Blackford Regional on March 15. (Bill Beck / The Elkhart Truth)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) puts up a shot over Tippecanoe senior Ben Shriver (10). NorthWood and Tippecanoe Valley are tied 23-23 in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood sophomore Dakyrion Fox (13) grabs a rebound. NorthWood and Tippecanoe Valley are tied 23-23 in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood coach Aaron Wolfe talks on the sidelines. NorthWood and Tippecanoe Valley were tied 23-23 at halftime in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) puts up a shot. NorthWood and Tippecanoe Valley are tied 23-23 in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) puts up a shot. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior William Stueve (33) puts up a shot. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) lines up a foul shot. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The NorthWood bench celebrates late in the game. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

From left, NorthWood senior Tanner Farmwald (10), senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) and senior William Stueve (33) celebrate late in the game. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood sophomore Braxton Linville (3) looks for a play. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood coach Aaron Wolfe talks to his team. NorthWood defeated Tippecanoe Valley in an IHSAA boys' basketball 3A sectional game at Wawasee in Syracuse on Friday, March 7, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Zach Zurcher (4) puts up a shot. NorthWood defeated Lakeland boys' basketball 71-45 in an IHSAA sectional game in Syracuse on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood sophomore Dakyrion Fox (13) puts up a shot. NorthWood defeated Lakeland boys' basketball 71-45 in an IHSAA sectional game in Syracuse on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior William Stueve (33) tries a dunk. NorthWood defeated Lakeland boys' basketball 71-45 in an IHSAA sectional game in Syracuse on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior William Stueve (33) puts up a shot. NorthWood defeated Lakeland boys' basketball 71-45 in an IHSAA sectional game in Syracuse on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Tanner Farmwald (10) dives for the ball. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Zach Zurcher (4) looks for a pass. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Will Stueve (33) puts up a shot. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) puts up a shot. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Will Stueve (33) looks for a shot under Penn senior Taylor Brooks (33). Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

NorthWood senior Will Stueve (33) puts up a shot. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) takes a foul shot. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

The NorthWood bench reacts to going up late in the game. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson puts up a shot over Penn junior Jordan Geist (11). Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

NorthWood senior Will Stueve grabs a rebound amid Penn players. Penn defeated NorthWood 84-80 in overtime in a boys' basketball game at Penn High School in Mishawaka on Tuesday, Feb. 25 2014. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth)

Northridge and NorthWood players huddle up at the end of the game. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Both teams fight for a rebound in the waning seconds as NorthWood trailed by two points. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Jonathan Wilkinson (21) puts up a shot. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Northridge and NorthWood players look up at the rim. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood sophomore Braxton Linville (3) makes a play under the basket in front of Northridge’s Peter Smith (24) and Sam Ahonen (14). Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Tanner Farmwald looks for a pass. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Tanner Farmwald puts up a shot. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood fans and cheerleaders cheer for the Panthers in the second half. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Kyle McCoy calls a play. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Tanner Farmwald drives to the net. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood senior Tanner Farmwald looks for a pass. Northridge boys’ basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 18. (James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Memorial's Dimitri Giger (4) defends as NorthWood's Will Stueve (33) tries to get a shot off during the Thursday Feb. 13, 2014 basketball game at the Panther Pit. (J. Tyler Klassen / J. Tyler Klassen/ The Elkhart Tr)

NorthWood's Braxton Linville (3) drives on Memorial's Cameron Maxwell during the Thursday Feb. 13, 2014 basketball game at the Panther Pit. (J. Tyler Klassen / J. Tyler Klassen/ The Elkhart Tr)

Memorial's Rashard Murphy (32) defends as NorthWood's Will Stueve (33) drives during the Thursday Feb. 13, 2014 basketball game at the Panther Pit. (J. Tyler Klassen / J. Tyler Klassen/ The Elkhart Tr)

NorthWood's Will Stueve (33) shoots a jumper over a Goshen defender during first half action at Goshen Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth)

NorthWood's Zach Zurcher (4) takes a shot attempt over Goshen's D. J. Ambrose (34) during first half action at Goshen Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Goshen's Austin Woolett (44) reaches for a rebound as NorthWood's Jonathan Wilkinson, center, and Will Stueve (33) grab the ball during action at Goshen Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood's Will Stueve (33) fights to control the ball against Goshen's Austin Woolet (44) during first half action at Goshen Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood's Zach Zurcher (4) drives around Goshen defender D.J. Ambrose (34) during first half action at Goshen Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

NorthWood sophomore Braxton Linville hurls a pass. Northridge boys' basketball defeated NorthWood in a matchup in Nappanee on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (Truth Photo By James Buck) (AP)
NorthWood boys basketball: Panthers' season in photos as 3A regional approaches

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 6:49 p.m.

NorthWood boys basketball will head to a 3A regional in Blackford on Saturday, March 15. The Panthers have a 21-2 record, led by senior Zach Zurcher with 19.5 ppg, senior Jonathan Wilkinson with 17.9 ppg and senior Will Stueve with 11.4 ppg. 

Check out some season highlights as captured this season by Elkhart Truth photographers. You can click on the main photo to view the photos in a gallery, and use the forward and back arrows to navigate. Click the Buy This Photo link to purchase reprints of any photo.

Keep tabs on the action at regionals by following @eTruthSports reporter Steve Krah on Twitter, and visit elkharttruth.com for all the scores.