Utah Athletes qualify for 2019 Simplot Games Finals

For Immediate Release

Date: February 15, 2019

Contact: Tori Parks, 208-991-7987

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Utah Athletes qualify for 2019 Simplot Games Finals

  

Pocatello, Idaho – Utah athletes have brought their game faces to the 2019 Simplot Games. After two days of intense practice and competition, Utah athletes look to medal in multiple events.

Many Utah athletes have excelled at Simplot Games. Here is a list of a few Utah athletes to watch for in the finals.

  • Brittany Cardall, a senior from Lehi, was the only Utah athlete to qualify for the girls’ 200-meter dash finals. Her time was 26.01 seconds. She will compete on Saturday at 9 a.m.
  • Adi Nielson, a sophomore from Lehi, qualified first in the girls’ 400-meter dash with a time of 59.1 seconds. She will compete on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
  • Karli Branch, a senior from Draper, qualified fourth in the girls’ 3200 meters. Branch, who has signed with the University of Utah, will compete in finals on Saturday at 3:40 p.m.
  • Jace Jensen, a senior from Bountiful, qualified for the 400-meter dash finals on Saturday with a time of 49.59 seconds. Jensen has the possibility of breaking his personal best time of 48.77 seconds.
  • Utah athletes dominated the distance events. Eleven athletes qualified for the 3200 meters and 48 qualified for the 1600 meters.

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

 

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.

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 media@simplotgames.com.

 

 

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Utah Qualifiers

 

Boys’ 3200-Meter Run

  • Luke Grundyig, 12, American Fork
  • Max Wehrli, 12, South Weber
  • Carson Wilkins, 12, Mountain Green
  • Dalton Mortensen, 10, Bountiful
  • Mark Boyle, 11, Draper
  • Creed Thompson, 10, Lehi
  • Trey Ferrin, 12, Kaysville

 

Girls’ 3200-Meter Run

  • Trisha Thompson, 10, Bountiful
  • Karli Branch, 12, Draper
  • Shanee Harris, 12, Brigham City
  • Kate Thomas, 11, Salt Lake

 

Boys’ 1600-Meter Run

  • Jason Davis, 12, Woods Cross
  • Carson Slinger, 12, American Fork
  • Dalton Brems, 12, American Fork
  • Drew Hogan, 11, Westpoint
  • Zac Hastings, 12, Midvale
  • Calvin Boyce, 12, Provo
  • Josh Oblad, 11, Tooele
  • Jacob Halverson, 11, Kaysville
  • Garrett DiReda, 11, Kaysville
  • Jared Hogan, 12, Kaysville
  • Carson Belnap, 11, Stansbury
  • Kayden Harmon, 12, Orem
  • Carter Paxton, 12, Springville
  • Carson Finch, 11, Cedar City
  • Rawson Spackman, 11, Kaysville
  • Ky Neuenschwander, 12, Woods Cross
  • Carson Knight, 12, Kaysville
  • Cooper Clarke, 11, Brigham City
  • Luke Crossley, 10, Roy
  • Creed Robertson, 11, Provo

 

Girls’ 1600-Meter Run

  • Laurie Murphy, 12, Bountiful
  • Carlee Hansen, 10, Woods Cross
  • Elisabeth Ferrel, 10, Kaysville
  • Michelle Christian, 12, Woods Cross
  • Eliza Sybrowsky, 12, Provo
  • Lizzy Wilcox, 12, Provo
  • Ariana Steiner, 12, Richmond
  • Avery Moore, 9, South Jordan
  • Danielle Shock, 11, American Fork
  • Makena Harbertson, 11, Pleasant Grove
  • Heidi Sumison, 10, Springville
  • Chloe Christy, 9, Kaysville
  • Hailey Hess, 12, American Fork
  • Rebecca Teeples, 12, American Fork
  • Ella Park, 12, Springville
  • Lucy Orison, 9, Kaysville
  • Lily Nettesheim, 12, American Fork
  • Bonita Gray, 10, Ogden

 

Girls’ Freshman 1600-Meter Run

  • Kailey Hopkins, 9, American Fork
  • Natalie Jensen, 9, American Fork
  • Hazel Baird, 9, American Fork
  • Jaroldeen Oveson, 9, Provo
  • Sadie Hess, 9, American Fork

 

Boys’ Freshman 1600-Meter Run

  • Ethan Peterson, 9, Farmington
  • Tim Clarke, 9, Woods Cross
  • Isaac Halverson, 9, Kaysville
  • Matthew Neuenschwander, 9, Kaysville
  • Logan Garnica, 9, Springville

 

Boys’ 800-Meter Run

  • Jackson Dymond, 11, Salt Lake
  • Jake Orr, 10, Draper
  • Hite Stromberg, 12, Ogden
  • Matthew Masias, 11, Saratoga Springs
  • Ryan Rummens, 11, Woods Cross
  • Joseph Corbridge, 12, American Fork
  • Mitchell Clove, 12, Kaysville
  • Brandon Morgan, 12, Salem
  • Hector Cedillo, 12, Salt Lake

 

Girls’ 800-Meter Run

  • Abby Rasmussen, 12, Salt Lake City
  • Annabeth Templeman, 10, Springville
  • Sydney Hedquist, 10, Kaysville
  • Abby Beus, 10, Ogden
  • Willa Gibson, 12, West Valley
  • Ashley Rookstool, 12, Salem
  • Kenia Ainsworth, 10, Highland
  • Laura Lundahl, 11, Highland
  • Hannah Hunt, 12, Westpoint

 

Boys’ 400-Meter Dash

  • Jace Jensen, 12, Bountiful
  • Austin Peterson, 12, Sandy
  • Eli Hazlett, 11, Lehi
  • Gavin Ward, 10, Lone Peak
  • Connor Lehr, 12, Layton
  • Bryce Anderson, 11, Hooper
  • Nathan Kaufusi, 12, West Point
  • Brackn Taylor, 11, Logan
  • Xande, Littlefield, 12, West Valley

 

Girls’ 400-Meter Dash

  • Adi Nielson, 10, Lehi
  • Jasie York, 12, Lehi
  • Larissa Dabb, 12, Lehi
  • Alison Richter, 10, Lone Peak
  • Aubree Cheney, 12, Lehi
  • Jade Wimmer, 11, Centerfield
  • Maude Crossland, 10, Park City

 

Boys’ 200-Meter Dash

  • Braiden Ivie, 11, Lehi
  • Bracken Forsyth, 12, Layton
  • Porter Ellis, 12, Highland

 

Girls’ 200-Meter Dash

  • Brittany Cardall, 12, Lehi

 

Girls’ 60-Meter Dash

  • Cassidy Henderson, 12, Sandy

 

Boys’ 60-Meter Dash

  • Braiden Ivie, 11, Lehi
  • William Prettyman, 12, West Valley
  • Tyler Adams, 11, Orem

 

Boys’ 60-Meter Hurdles

  • Cyrus Rindlisbaucher, 12, Logan
  • Devon Roberts, 12, Tremonton

 

Girls’ 60-Meter Hurdles

  • Kaitlyn Richins, 10, Layton

 

Boys’ 1600 Sprint Medley

  • Syracuse Track Club
  • TOU TC
  • Bountiful Track Club
  • Layton Track and XC Club
  • Roy Track Club

 

Girls’ 1600 Sprint Medley

  • Gold Medal Athletics
  • Bear River
  • Davis Track Club
  • Bountiful Track Club
  • Uintah

 

Girls’ 4×200-Meter Relay

  • Lone Peak Track
  • Gold Medal Athletics

 

Boys’ 4×200-Meter Relay

  • Cheetahs Utah
  • Utah Sprint Academy

 

Girls’ 4×400-Meter Relay

  • Lone Peak Track

 

Boys’ 4×400-Meter Relay

  • Lone Peak Track
  • Park City Track Club
  • Skyhawk Track
  • Davis Track Club

 

Girls’ Pole Vault

  • Brielle Davis, 9, West Jordan
  • Lauren Merrill, 12, Lehi

 

Girls’ Long Jump

  • Taye Raymond, 11, Orem
  • Camilla ANdam, 11, West Valley

 

Boys’ Long Jump

  • William Prettyman, 12, West Valley
  • Joshua Hartvigsen, 12, West Valley

 

Boys’ High Jump

  • Kale Thomas, 11, Kaysville
  • Jarom Smith, 12, American Fork
  • Matthew Westenskow, 12, Salem
  • Jonathan Homan, 11, Springville

 

Boys’ Shot Put

  • Gavin Beierle, 11, Murray
  • Sam Hansen, 12, Westpoint