Chesterton sophomore Brandi Tuzinski completed her season on Saturday by
competing in the IHSAA Gymnastics State Finals at Ball State University in
Tuzinski finished 12th in the all-around with a 36.50 score. Individually,
Tuzinski was 11th in the beam (9.15), 12th in the bars (9.35), 14th in the
vault (9.35) and 24th on the floor (8.95).
Ft. Wayne Bishop Dwenger won the team title by ending Valparaiso’s record
four-year stranglehold on the team championship. The No. 5 Saints finished
with 112.550 points, while top-ranked Valpo finished second with 111.975
Indianapolis Roncalli was third with 108.600.
Valparaiso’s Morgan Algozine placed second in the bars, an event she won
last year, but won two other events on her way to the all-around crown
The junior set a
state finals record with a 9.95 score on the vault, the highest score ever
in any event in the 40-year history of the state finals, and also carried
the floor exercise with a 9.675.