Sunday, October 26, 2014


Penn junior Jordan Geist (12) looks for a shot as Concord's Filip Serwatka (tallest player directly behind Geist) and Danny McMahon (50) defend in Michigan City Regional play on March 15. Geist is an IBCA Underclass All-State first-team pick, while Serwatka is on the honorable mention list. ( James Buck/ The Elkhart Truth)
Penn's Geist named among state's top 15 underclassmen by coaches
Posted on March 27, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Penn junior Jordan Geist is among 15 players chosen to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association boys Underclass All-State Underclass first team.

Meanwhile, six Elkhart area players are among 120 individuals from around Indiana named Senior All-State honorable mention picks, and five others from the area are among the 120 Underclass honorable mention choices.

Seniors named include the pairs of Ryan Kupferschmid and Cory Waycaster from Elkhart Christian, and Jonathan Wilkinson and Zach Zurcher of NorthWood, along with Northridge's Nate Ritchie and Westview's Jordyn Bontrager.

Receiving Underclass honorable mention nods are Concord's Filip Serwatka, Fairfield's Joe Line, Goshen's Brady Bechtel, Marian's Devin Cannady and Westview's Chandler Aspy. Each is a junior except Bechtel, a sophomore.