Chariho High’s 4x1 mile national record fell at the New Balance indoor nationals Saturday at The Armory in New York City. Three teams surpassed Chariho’s mark during the race. Christian Brothers of New Jersey finished first in 17 minutes, 7.17 seconds. Gig Harbor of Washington was second in 17:08.44 and Brentwood, Tenn. was third in 17:15.58. The Chariho foursome of Mike Marsella, Bryce Kelley, Dan Kilcoyne and Jake Kilcoyne ran a 17:20.20 in 2012 to establish the national mark.
Tickets may still be purchased for the Westerly High School Athletic Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday, March 29 at the Knickerbocker Cafe in Westerly. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by contacting Deanna Fallon at the high school. Indicate which inductee you will be attending for when purchasing the tickets. The inductees are David Friend, Bob Gulla, Louis Masucci, Jennifer (Iacoi) McGuire, Everett Peduzzi, Brian Ravanelle, Gerah Ventresca and Larry West.