For Immediate Release
Date February 18, 2017
Contact: Hailie Pease (208) 908-8348
Pocatello, Idaho – Omarei Gregory, a senior from University Place, Wash., placed first in the boys’ triple jump at the 2017 Simplot Games with a mark of 47’1”.
“It was good,” Gregory said. “This is my third year here, so it was nice to finally come out on top and I want to thank God and my coaches and everyone who supports me.”
More than 2,200 athletes came from across the U.S., Canada, and Australia to participate in the 39th 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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