Simley’s Short family has lots of state wrestling titles, but Jake is the first with three of his own

Jake Short is the newly crowned king of Minnesota’s First Family of Wrestling.

The Simley junior won an individual state championship for the third consecutive season when he pinned Tim Ostby of Morris/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta in the second period of the Class 2A 145-pound championship match Saturday night at the Xcel Energy Center.

Short is the first person in Minnesota’s most decorated wrestling family to win three individual titles. Continue reading at