La Salle Defends DMR Crown At Dartmouth!

La Salle Academy defended its title in the Distance Medley Relay Friday night at the Dartmouth Relays. The Rams clocked the nation's top time of 10:27.45. Comprising the winning squad with their splits was Max DiMuccio (1,200m, 3:16), Tyler Lamonte (400m, :52), Joe Dos Reis (800m, 2:02) and DJ Principe (1,600m, 4:16). Bishop Hendricken was fourth with a time of 10:50.47.

La Salle placed second in the girls' DMR with the sfoursome of Grace Connolly (1,200m, 3:52.9), Aidan Leahy (400m, 1:05.2), Ally Walsh (800m, 2:26.1)and Emily Kane (1,600m, 5:08.2) combining for a US #5 of 12:32.74. Rush Henrietta of New York, spurred by a 2:09 800m leg from Sammy Watson, took the overall title with a time of 12:26.15. Portsmouth finished fourth in the race with a strong time of 12:36.11 (US #7). Sophomore Nikki Merrill gave the Patriots the lead after the first leg with a 3:48 for 1,200m.