Wyoming Athletes Look to Represent Their State at Simplot Games 2018

For Immediate Release

Date: February 14, 2018

Contact: Levi Gribas (208) 220-9604

Email: media@simplotgames.com

 

Wyoming Athletes Look to Represent Their State at Simplot Games 2018

 

Pocatello, Idaho– The annual Simplot Games is a place where young athletes come to compete in one of the nation’s premier, high school indoor track and field events. This weekend, 317 Wyoming athletes will represent their home state and compete for a spot on the podium at the 40th annual event.

 

Here is a list of Wyoming athletes not to miss at the 2018 Simplot Games:

 

  • Aubrey Frentheway, senior girl from Cheyenne, running as an individual and Wesley Kallgreen, a senior from Star Valley, placed sixth in last year’s girls and boys 3200-meter run respectively. This year, both of them look to make their way up the ranks as they return to participate in the 2018 Simplot Games. Kallgreen will run in the boys 3200 meters on Feb. 15 at 4:30 p.m. and Frentheway will run in the girls 3200 meters on Feb. 15 at 5:40 p.m.
  • Shantell Gladson, a senior from Gillette, returns to Simplot Games after she placed fifth overall behind four senior athletes in the 2017 Games. She will compete in the Girls’ Shot put on Feb. 16. at Noon.
  • Kelly Moodry, a senior from Sheridan, is the back-to-back Wyoming state champion in the indoor and outdoor 400 and 800 meters in 2017 and 2018. Moodry will compete in the 2018 Games in the 400-meter dash on Feb. 16 at 1:35 p.m., and the 4×800-meter relay on Feb. 17. at 10:20 a.m.

 

More than 2,200 athletes will come from across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to participate in the 40th 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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