Scouting the IHSAA gymnastics state meet

Scouting the IHSAA gymnastics state championship meet

2014-03-20T18:30:00Z 2014-03-24T21:39:08Z Scouting the IHSAA gymnastics state championship meet nwitimes.com
March 20, 2014 6:30 pm

When: Noon Saturday.

Where: Worthen Arena, Ball State University (1669 W. Bethel Ave., Muncie).

Defending champion: Portage.

Favorite: Valparaiso. Darkhorse: Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger.

Gymnasts to watch: ANGOLA -- Alex Nickel, Sr. CHESTERTON -- Brandi Tuzinski, Sr. COLUMBUS NORTH -- Megan Heathcote, Sr.; Katrina May, So.; Ashley Holliday, Fr. COLUMBUS EAST -- Becca Bryan, Fr. CROWN POINT -- Hannah Best, So. FORT WAYNE CARROLL -- Sydney Ulrey, Jr. FORT WAYNE BISHOP DWENGER -- Katy Linvill, Sr.; Maria Trahin, So. HAMILTON -- Alex Cool, Sr. LOGANSPORT -- Kelley Platt, So. MERRILLVILLE -- Kristina Goodman, Sr.; Taylor Woods, Sr.; Heather Osorio, Fr. MORGAN TWP. -- Kylee Maxwell, So. NEW PALESTINE -- Kate Fee, Jr. PLYMOUTH -- Cassi Quissell, Jr. PORTAGE -- Danielle Solis, Sr.; Madison Kurtz, Jr. RICHMOND -- Chasity Wampler, Sr. VALPARAISO -- Hanna Wilson, Jr.; Lia Milroy, So.

Fast facts: Defending-champion Portage bested Valparaiso by half a point (112.6-112.1) at last year’s state championship meet. … Valparaiso holds IHSAA records for appearances at the state meet (21, including 2014), team championships (nine) and state title wins by a coach (Lorie Cook, nine). … Merrillville is making its first state championship meet appearance since 2002. … Five of the last six individual all-around champions have represented DAC schools (Valparaiso 4, Portage 1). … The opening ceremonies will begin at 11:30 a.m. Region time, with competition starting at noon. … Admission is $9.

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