Ann Arbor Skyline's Hobbs Kessler runs 3:57 indoor mile, fastest by a high-schooler

Associated Press

Ann Arbor — A teenager from Michigan set a record for the fastest indoor mile by a high school runner, USA Track & Field said.

Hobbs Kessler finished in 3:57.66 Sunday at the American Track League meet in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USATF said. Kessler, a student at Skyline High School, beat the previous record of 3:57.81 set by Drew Hunter in 2016.

Hobbs Kessler

Kessler finished third in the race behind former Olympian Nick Willis and winner Takieddine Hedeilli of Texas Tech.

Kessler, who plans to run at Northern Arizona, finished second in the Michigan cross-country championship last fall.