Indoor Track: Simplot Games 2014
It's one of the biggest regional indoor track and field meets of the year, and Wyoming fared well.
At the Simplot Games in Pocatello, Idaho, Ricky Faure of Rock Springs placed first in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4 minutes 10.22 seconds, with his teammate Krey Ramsey about 15 seconds behind him in 7th place, Chris Henry of Laramie placed 8th, and Cody Peck of Star Valley in 14th.
Also finishing first was Garrett Lynch of Cody in the boys shot put, with a throw of 58 feet 11 inches, which was more than 1 foot ahead of his next closest competitor.
Kelly Walsh and Natrona's boys 4x400 relay team placed 5th and 6th receptively. Hunter Davila of Kelly Walsh finished 4th in the boys 3200 meter run, with Jonah Henry of Laramie 1 second behind in 5th. Natrona boys were also 7th, in the 4x200 meter relay, and Gillette placed 8th. Josh Hartford of Green River took 6th in the boys 800 meter run, while Calum Kepler of Kelly Walsh was 7th. Joey Czellecz of Kelly Walsh was 4th in the 60 meter hurdles. KW boys were 2nd in the 4x800 relay finals. Dalton Wagner of Gillette placed 3rd in the high jump, and Robert Creager of Natrona 5th. Walker Newell of GIllette finished 5th in the pole vault.
On the girls side of things, Sadie Wassum of Worland took 5th in the 800 meter run. Cody girls finished 4th in the 1600 medley, Ann Wingeleth of Lyman (running with Central City, UT), placed 2nd in the high jump with a height of 5 feet 6 inches (actually in a 4-way tie for first, but got second due to tie-breakers). The Lady Eagle junior was also 3rd in the long jump, covering 18 feet 10.25 inches.