Eldridge qualifies for track Regional


The duo of Derrick Eldridge and Trevor Levi did all the scoring for the Rising Sun Shiner boys track team at last week’s IHSAA Track Sectional held at East Central High School.

Overall, the Shiners finished 10th in a field of 13 teams, recording 15 points.

Batesville won the Sectional with 112 points; followed by: East Central (100 1/2); Franklin County (96); Oldenburg Academy (79); Lawrenceburg (66); Greensburg (65 1/2); South Decatur (36); South Dearborn (22 1/2); Milan (16); Rising Sun (15); Jac-Cen-Del (6); South Ripley (5); and North Decatur (4 1/2).

Eldridge advanced to the Regional in the discus; where he finished second to Lawrenceburg’s Eyan Peelman with a throw of 142’5″. He also finished sixth in the shot put, with a distance of 43’5 1/2″.

Levi was sixth in the 3,200-meter run in a time of 10:46.03; and he was eighth overall in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 4:55.20.

Eldridge will now compete in the Regional at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis tonight (Thursday).