For Immediate Release
Date: February 16, 2019
Contact: Melissa Lee (702) 461-2975
Gold Medal Athletics from Lehi, Utah, Wins the Girls’ Sprint Medley Meter Relay at the 2019 Simplot Games
Pocatello, Idaho – Gold Medal Athletics from Lehi, Utah, wins the girls’ sprint medley relay at the 2019 Simplot Games with the time of 4:12.95.
Adi Nielson, sophomore, ran the 400-meter leg, Amy Ballard, senior, ran the first 200-meter leg, Emma Reeves, junior, ran the second 200-meter leg, and Jasie York, senior, ran the 800-meter leg. Friday’s qualifying race was the first time the group had ran together before.
“Our hand-offs were really good, and we PR’d by seven seconds,” said York.
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