Multiple Teams · Semi State and State Finals Competition This Weekend!

This Saturday, February 9 will feature several John Adams student athletes competing in IHSAA Tournaments at either the Semi State or State Finals. In each of these events, you can follow along live if you are unable to make it.


Girls Divers Lindsay Gizzi and Katherine Hensell will be competing in the IHSAA State Finals on Saturday morning at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis. Diving prelims and semifinals begin at 9:00 AM and can be seen on will be providing live streaming of the entire State Finals beginning with the Swimming preliminary rounds on Friday evening. More information can be found on the website and at as well.

Each diver will have 5 dives in the preliminary round. The top 20 advance to the semifinals where they will receive 3 more dives. After the semifinals, the top 16 divers will advance to the finals where they will receive 3 additional dives.


Jonathan Thomas Jr. and Joe Phillips will be competing in the Wrestling Semi State at East Chicago Central High School on Saturday morning as well. There is no live stream video of the event, but each wrestler can be followed throughout the tournament bracket on

Viewers can see the results as they happen in each match and track the progress of both Thomas and Phillips.

The top four wrestlers in each weight class at the semi state will advance to the IHSAA State Finals next Friday and Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.


The entire John Adams Athletics Department wants to wish Lindsay, Katherine, Jonathan, and Joe good luck this weekend in their competitions and know they will make the entire John Adams community proud.