East Central left Rushville with the conference championships for both boys and girls following the EIAC track meet at Rushville.
For the boys, East Central tallied 143 points for the title. Batesville was second with 125 followed by Rushville 114, Connersville 98, Franklin County 48, Greensburg 36, South Dearborn 32 and Lawrenceburg 15.
For the girls, East Central finished with 154 followed by Batesville 135.5, Connersville 87, Greensburg 83, South Dearborn 73, Rushville 58.5, Franklin County 27 and Lawrenceburg 3.
The Trojans opened the meet by winning the 3200-meter relay in 8:32.67. Rushville’s team of Dalton Miller, Patrick Duffy, Josh Hodge and Evan Dyer was third in 8:50.05.
Batesville won the 3200-meter relay for the girls in 10:18.96. Rushville’s team of Brandi Adkins, Monica Dougherty, Kayla Fogg and Arielle Ordas was fourth in a season best 10:42.63.
Rushville’s Zach Turner won the 110 hurdles in :15.52. Jeremy Hallgarth was second in :16.16. For the girls in the 100 hurdles, East Central’s Becca Ginn was conference champ in :16.67. Rushville’s Aubrey Stomberg was fifth in :18.04 with Fran Percell sixth in :18:41.
In the 100-meter dash, East Central’s Cade Knueven won for the boys in :11.13. Rushville’s Sam Beavers was sixth in :11.85. For the girls, Batesville’s Virginia Westerfeld took first in :12.62. Rushville’s Kianna Boudine was sixth in :14.29.
In the 1600-meter run, South Dearborn’s Joe Rector (4:34.53) and Batesville’s Kelsey Gausman (5:30.80) were conference champs. Rushville’s Dyer was third for the boys (4:44.82) and Miller was eighth (5:01.14). For the girls, Fogg was fourth in 5:47.72 and Dougherty was eighth in 6:03.60.
East Central won the 400-meter relay for the boys (:44.15) and girls (:51.62). The Lions’ team of Turner, Keith Yager, Beavers and Zach Keim finished second in :45.07). For the Lady Lions, the team of Emma Beavers, Jordan Linville, Boudine and Katy Newbold took seventh in :59.56.
Batesville’s John Moody (:53.15) and South Dearborn’s Morgan Zoller (1:01.24) were conference champs in the 400-meter dash. Rushville’s Hodge was eighth (:55.53).