Kasey Baker fifth at track sectional

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The Rising Sun Lady Shiner track team wrapped up its season last Tuesday night by participating in the Franklin County Sectional.

Overall, Rising Sun finished 11th in the 13-team field with 11 points.

East Central won the Sectional with 186 ½ points; followed by Greensburg with 119 points. Batesville was third with 86 points; with Franklin County coming home fourth with 75 points. Oldenburg Academy and South Dearborn tied for fifth (34 points); North Decatur was seventh (24 points); Jac-Cen-Del was eighth (16); Milan (13 ½); South Ripley (13); Rising Sun (11); Lawrenceburg (10); and South Decatur (2).

Rising Sun was led by Kasey Baker, who finished fifth overall in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 13:24.55.

The 3,200-meter relay team of Baker and teammates Emma Levi, Katelyn Wetzel, and Miranda Hall finished sixth overall in a time of 11:44.8; Kinsey Price was seventh in the 400-meter dash in a time of 1:04.70.

Finishing eighth was Riley Chipman in the discus with a distance of 84’6″; and Levi was eighth in the long jump with a leap of 14’10”.

The 400-meter relay team of Baker, Chipman, Hall, and Levi was 10th in a clocking of :57.58.