Kasey Baker fifth at track sectional


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.