IDAHO ATHLETES ADVANCE TO 2024 SIMPLOT GAMES FINALS

Pocatello, Idaho – Throughout a day and a half of preliminaries inside Idaho State University’s ICCU Dome, more than 100 athletes advanced to the finals of the 44th Annual Simplot Games Finals. 

Christine Huckins from Boise is the top qualifier in the Girls 60 Meter Dash and the 200 Meter Dash. Victor Byaundaombe from Boise is the top qualifier in the Boys Triple Jump followed by Jeremiah Wesseh from Boise. Brady Abbott from Middleton is the top qualifier in the Boys Pole Vault followed by Paul Anderson from Boise. 

Other Idaho athletes to watch in the finals include: 

  • Girls Long Jump – Karlie Bair from Burley.
  • Girls 1600 Meter Dash – Klarisa Earl from Ammon.
  • Boys 400 Meter Dash – David Gummerall from Nampa. 
  • Girls 400 Meter Dash – Hannah Bingham from Boise.
  • Girls 400 Meter Dash – Tambree Bell from Pocatello. 
  • Boys High Jump – Jorgen Callahan from Shelley. 

A full list of Idaho qualifiers is at the end of the release.

More than 2,000 athletes from across the U.S., Canada, and Australia are participating in the 44rd Simplot Games. Simplot Games remains the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field event. Sponsored by the J.R. Simplot Company since 1979, the Simplot Games are held at Idaho State University’s ICCU Dome in Pocatello, Idaho.

For more information on Simplot Games, please visit our website at www.simplotgames.com. You may also contact the Simplot Games Media Team at media@simplotgames.com.

Girls 3200 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Pollock, ChloeMeridian
Earl, CourtneyAmmon

Girls 1600 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Taylor, Paisley Boise
Roberts, NelahIdaho Falls

Girls Freshman 1600 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Earl, KlarisaAmmon
Spencer, BellaMonteview 

Girls 800 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Renzello, Hailey Pocatello
Orme, AudreyBoise
Draney, BelleMeridian
Heywood, BrightonMeridian
Gerhart, LindseyHerriman 
Kunz, KennedyIdaho Falls
Chitwood, AudreyBoise 

Girls 400 Meter Dash

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Bingham, HannahBoise
Bell, TambreePocatello
Jeppsen, EllyPreston
Hebdon, OaklieMalad

Girls 200 Meter Dash

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Huckins, ChristineBoise
Mangum, MatejahPocatello
Gray, StellaBoise
Mace, KateBoise

Girls 60-Meter Dash

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Huckins, ChristineBoise
Keller, QuincyBoise
Mangum, MatejahPocatello
Bair, KarlieBurley 

Girls 4 X 400 Meter Relay

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
‘Merican ManiacsMeridian 
Idaho Dash Track ClubBoise 

Girls 4 X 200 Meter Relay

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Idaho Dash Track CLubBoise
Ram TCPocatello

Girls Long Jump

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Bair, KarlieBurley
Shomaker, AutumnBoise 

Girls Pole Vault

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Scott, AbbieRigby
Martin, BreannaGarden City
Nelson, MiaGarden City 

Girls Shot Put

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Gray, StellaBoise
Shelton, IsabellaSoda Springs

Girls High Jump

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Mangum, MatejahPocatello
Farr, AutumnRockland
Navest, AveryBoise
McClure, MadisonRexburg
Pebley, LeahIdaho Falls
Smith, AshlynPocatello
Stebbins, LillyChallis

Boys Freshman 1600 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Hansen, Ethan Pocatello

Boys 800 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Hunt, GarrettChallis 
Carlson, PorterMeridian
Stouffer, EmmettBellevue

Boys 400 Meter Dash

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Gummersall, David Nampa
Savage, BenPocatello

Boys 200 Meter Dash

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Joyce, JackVictor
Kirkendall, EthanBoise
Warren, CadenBoise
Bame, KalebShelly

Boys 60-Meter Dash

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Harper, ClaytinMidvale 
Joyce, JackVictor
Klassen, BrockAberdeen 
Humphreys, KeananRigby

Boys 4 X 400 Meter Relay

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Spike Up AthleticsNampa
Idaho Dash Track ClubBoise
YMCA Team Idaho Boise

Boys 4 X 200 Meter Relay

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Idaho Dash Track ClubBoise

Boys High Jump

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Callahan, JorgenShelly 
Rushton, AlexBurley
Andersen, LoganNampa
Witte, LucasAmmon
Howell, AaronBoise 

Boys Pole Vault

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Abbott, BradyMiddleton
Anderson, PaulBoise
Christensen, TyrellRigby
Vinson, VanBoise
Merwin, GarrettIdaho Falls
Scott, KadeRigby
Farmer, JacobGarden City
Nunnemaker, JarodGarden City

Boys Shot Put

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Kersey, JamesHansen
Mendoza, EugenioHansen
Schiffmann, GavinPocatello
Johns, BlakeNampa

Boys Long Jump

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Harper, ClaytinMidvale
Warren, CadenBoise 
Allen-Heinrich, IzaiahBoise

Boys Triple Jump

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Byaundaombe, VictorBoise
Wesseh, JeremiahBoise

Boys  3200 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Helder, KadenBoise
Cervi-Skinner, MaximusCoeur d’Alene 
Sheesley, JackBoise 

Boys 1600 Meter Run

ATHLETE NAMELOCATION
Stadlander, NateBoise
Cervi-Skinner, ZackCoeur d’Alene 
Stockett, LukeNampa
King, JacobCoeur d’Alene
Goss, CharlesBoise
Frampton, RussellTwin Falls
Athay, LukeIdaho Falls
Carr, WyattCoeur d’Alene