Girls Junior Varsity Gymnastics, Girls Varsity Gymnastics · Trojan gymnasts finish 6th; Cochran qualifies for state

The New Castle gymnastics team competed in the IHSAA regional meet at Columbus East on Friday evening, finishing in 6th place with a 99.975, which is within the consistent range that the young team registered all season.  Ahead of the Trojans were Columbus North (109.55), Columbus East (106), Connersville (105.675), Bloomington South (104.675), and New Palestine (101.125).  The top three teams move on to state, along with the top six individuals in each event and the all-around.  The highlight of the evening was the 5th place finish on vault by freshman Kierstyn Cochran, which qualified her to compete in the state finals at Worthen Arena (Ball State) on Saturday, March 22nd.  For more on regional, click here for the article by The Courier Times.