Wyoming Athletes Qualify to Finals at 2017 Simplot Games

For Immediate Release

Date February 17, 2017

Contact: Katie Damron (208) 220-5307

E-mail: media@simplotgames.com

Wyoming Athletes Qualify to Finals at 2017 Simplot Games

 

Pocatello, Idaho – McCade Johnson from Laramie and Molly Olsen from Casper are among several Wyoming athletes to qualify to finals at the 2017 Simplot Games. Wyoming athletes have proven to be strong against international competition.

Here are the athletes from Wyoming to watch in the Simplot Games finals:

McCade Johnson, a senior from Laramie, qualified to finals in the boys’ 60-meter hurdles. Johnson had the second qualifying time at 8.41 seconds.

Laramie Tracc Club “A” qualified to finals in the boys’ 4×200 meter relays. The team
qualifed third with a time at 1:34.15.

Maddison Dedic, a junior from Casper, qualified to finals in the girls’ shot put.

Molly Olsen, a senior from Casper (pictured), qualified to finals in the girls’ 1600-meter race. Olsen had a fifth qualifying time at 5:14.76.

William Nolan, a senior from Cheyenne, qualified to finals in the boys’ 200 meters. Nolan qualified fourth with a time at 22.92. Nolan also qualified to finals in boys’ triple jump.

Lily Joslin, a senior from Cheyenne, qualified to finals in the girls’ pole vault.

Reid Baty, a senior from Laramie, qualified to finals in the boys’ high jump.

Leila Martinez, a junior from Evanston, qualified to finals in girls’ triple jump.

Maxwell Meyers, a junior from Sheridan, qualified to finals in the boys’ shot put.

Ryan Kienzle, a sophomore from Gillette, qualified to finals in the boys’ shot put.

Cody Track Club, from Cody, had the second qualifying time to finals in the girls’ 1600 sprint medley.

See all qualifying athletes below:

Boys 3200

  • Wesley Kallgren, 11, Afton
  • Garrett Condelario, 12, Casper

 

Girls 3200

  • Aubrey Frentheway, 11, Cheyenne

 

Boys 1600

  • Braden Reichl, 12, Green River
  • Brian Gonda, 11, Sheridan
  • Nicholas Robinson, 11, Casper
  • Tristan Knotternus, 12, Gillette

 

Girls 1600 Meters

  • Molly Olsen, 12, Casper
  • Mackenzie Marler, 10, Cheyenne
  • Claudia Miller, 10, Cheyenne
  • Hannah Behunin, 12, Evanston
  • Emmy Johnson, 9, Laramie
  • Sydney Wendt, 12, Gillette

 

Girls 800 Meters

  • Bailee Radakovich, 11, Rock Springs
  • Breila Fuller, 10, Evanston
  • Pippin Robison, 11, Sheridan
  • Emma Brownell, 11, Cheyenne
  • Caitlin Casey, 12, Gillette

 

Girls 400 Meters

  • Kelly Moodry, 11, Gillette
  • Ashlyn Erisman, 12, Gillette

 

Boys 200 Meters

  • William Nolan, 11, Cheyenne
  • Roman Smith, 12, Laramie
  • Brady Erickson, 11, Cody

 

Boys 60 Meters

  • Lamont Frisby, 12, Casper
  • Jared Spaulding, 12, Casper

 

Boys 60 Meter Hurdles

  • McCade Johnson, 12, Laramie
  • Dawson Cooley, 12, Cheyenne
  • Caige McComb, 11, Casper
  • Jacob Esposito, 12, Gillette

 

Boys 4×200 Meter Relay

  • Laramie Tracc Club ‘A’, Laramie
  • Kelly Walsh High School ‘C’, Casper
  • Cheyenne East ‘A’, Cheyenne
  • Rock Springs High ‘A’, Rock Springs
  • Broncs Track Club ‘A’, Sheridan

 

Girls 4×200 Meter Relay

  • Campbell County High School ‘A’, Gillette

 

Boys 4×400 Meter Relay

  • Laramie Tracc Club ‘A’, Laramie
  • Campbell County High School ‘A’, Gillette
  • Star Valley Track Club ‘A’, Star Valley
  • Broncs Track Club ‘A’, Sheridan
  • Cheyenne Central Indians ‘A’, Cheyenne

 

Girls 4×400 Meter Relay

  • Campbell County High School ‘A’, Gillette
  • Laramie Tracc Club ‘A’, Laramie
  • Broncs Track Club ‘A’, Sheridan
  • Star Valley Track Club ‘A’, Star Valley
  • Rock Springs High ‘A’, Rock Springs

 

Boys Sprint Medley Relay

  • Campbell County High School ‘A’, Gillette
  • Rock Springs High ‘A’, Rock Springs

 

Girls Pole Vault

  • Lily Joslin, 12, Cheyenne
  • Eve Johnson, 11, Cody
  • Ashlyn Erisman, 12, Gillette
  • Kayla Stibley, 11, Casper

 

Boys High Jump

  • Reid Baty, 12, Laramie
  • Brayden Parker, 11, Cheyenne

 

Girls Long Jump

  • Janice Hall, 11, Afton
  • Leila Martinez, 11, Evanston

 

Boys Triple Jump

  • William Nolan, 12, Cheyenne

 

Girls Triple Jump

  • Leila Martinez, 11, Evanston
  • Hannah Dunbar, 10, Casper

 

Girls Shot Put

  • Maddison Dedic, 11, Casper
  • Courtney Smith, 10, Rock Springs
  • Jordan Fink, 11, Gillette
  • Greta Villarreal, 12, Gillette
  • Shantell Gladson, 11, Gillette

 

 

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.

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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