Lauren Heggen of Missoula, Mont., Wins Girls’ Triple Jump at the 2019 Simplot Games

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Date: February 16, 2019

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Lauren Heggen of Missoula, Mont., Wins Girls’ Triple Jump at the 2019 Simplot Games

 

Pocatello, Idaho – Lauren Heggen, a junior from Missoula, Mont., won the girls’ triple jump with a mark of 39’10.25” at the 2019 Simplot Games.

“Simplot Games is amazing,” Heggen said. “It’s one of my favorites. I missed the podium by one spot last year, so to win this year was amazing.”

Heggen’s jump beat her personal best by three inches.

 

More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to participate in the 41st annual 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 Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.

 

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