For Immediate Release
Date February 19, 2016
Contact: Courtney Lee (208) 339-6813
Montana athletes qualify for Saturday finals at 2016 Simplot Games
Pocatello, Idaho – Athletes from Montana qualified for 14 of 34 events in the preliminary competition at the 2016 Simplot Games. Although every athlete gave it their all, there were several performances that stood out.
Some of the most exciting performances include:
All events on Saturday are finals, with championship heats beginning at 12:15 p.m., at Holt Arena. A full list of Montana athletes who qualified is listed below.
More than 2,100 athletes have come from across the U.S., Canada, and Australia to participate in the 38th 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.
For more information on Simplot Games, please visit our website at www.simplotgames.com. You may also contact Lisa Woodland at (208) 235-5604 or Simplot Games Media Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Girls’ 3200 meters
Boys’ 1600 meters
Girls’ 1600 meters
Boys’ 60-meter hurdles
Girls’ 60-meter hurdles
Girls’ Shot Put
Boys’ Triple Jump
Boys’ 1600 Sprint Medley Relay
Girls’ Sprint Medley Relay
Boys’ Pole Vault
Girls’ Pole Vault
Girls’ High Jump
Girls’ Long Jump