Metro Top 10 Class 2A
1. Stillwater: Defending champs have 15 of 20 routines back.
2. Champlin Park: Paced by a talented sophomore trio of Chaney Neu, Emma Saksa and Kara McElmurry.
3. East Ridge: Cassie Kahrer and Hailey Tretter head up a strong nucleus.
4. Lakeville North: With Rachel Steiner back, last year's 2A runners-up are still talented.
5. Cambridge-Isanti: More than half of routines from 2018 state tournament appearance are back.
6. Wayzata: Almost everyone returns, including 2A uneven parallel bars champion Grace Treanor.
7. Lakeville South: The Cougars lost a few state meet competitors but still have Kari Wenzel for another year.
8. Maple Grove: Junior Nadia Abid heads up a talented group.
9. Eden Prairie: Junior Kenzi Kluge is a top-10 all-arounder.
10. Anoka: Improved depth has the Tornadoes on the verge of a breakthrough.
Five metro teams to watch: Big Lake, Chisago Lakes, Mahtomedi, Waconia, Watertown-Mayer.