When: 6 p.m. Friday.
Defending champion: Valparaiso
Gymnasts to watch: CHESTERTON-- Brandi Tuzinski, Sr. CROWN POINT -- Hannah Best, So. HARRISON -- Georgia Lawlor, Jr.; Abigail Hancock, So. LOGANSPORT -- Kelley Platt, So.; Emily Pomasl, So. MERRILLVILLE -- Kristina Goodman, Sr.; Taylor Woods, Sr.; Heather Osorio, Fr. MORGAN TWP. -- Kylee Maxwell, So. NOBLESVILLE -- Constance Chininis, Sr.; Katherine Chininis, Sr.; Jenny Coy, Sr. PORTAGE -- Danielle Solis, Sr.; Madison Kurtz, Jr.; Delaney Barcelli, So. VALPARAISO -- Hanna Wilson, Jr.; Lia Milroy, So.
Fast facts: Starting this season, the IHSAA will host just three gymnastics regionals, with the top three teams advancing to the state meet (a total of nine teams); in previous years, two teams advanced from each of four regionals (a total of eight teams). … The host Vikings have won 10 straight regional titles. … Valparaiso’s 19 regional titles all-time are the most in IHSAA history. … Logansport last year won the Lafayette Jeff regional, the first title in program history.
-- Michael Raines