Rhys Hammond

Rhys Hammond

HANOVER, N.H. — Stonington High established two school records at the Dartmouth Relays indoor track meet at Dartmouth College on Friday and Saturday.

Rhys Hammond finished second in the 1,000 in 2:31.85 on Saturday with a school-record time. His performance qualified him for the New Balance Nationals.

The sprint medley team finished second on Friday in a time of 3:36.51, improving the school record by four seconds. Hope High of Providence beat Stonington by .01 second.

Ben Abely, Graham Johnstone, Joey Hickley and Hammond comprised the team, which qualified for the New Balance Nationals.

Hinckley finished second in the pole vault on Saturday, clearing 13-6.

The 4x400 relay team of Chase Flynn, Johnstone, Hinckley and Hammond placed fourth (3:33.40).

Abely, Johnstone, Martin Vernet and Hinckley finished sixth in the 4x200 (1:36.87).

Stonington placed fifth in the team standings with 29 points. La Salle Academy was first with 74.

— Keith Kimberlin

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