Nation?s top girl sprinters converge at Simplot Games
The public will be treated to some of the top sprinters in the nation this year and should not be disappointed with the competition.
The top three sprinters from last year?s games return this year, headlined by Bianca Knight of
Challenging Knight for sprint supremacy is Ebony Collins of Long Beach, Calif., who won the 60 meters last year and finished second in the 200. Both Knight and Collins led a
Also in the mix are Sa?de Williams of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., who finished third in the 200 last year behind Knight and Collins; DeAna Carson of
Greg Burch, Simplot Games meet director, says that the competition level of these sprint athletes bring many things to the track at the games.
Their level of experience, the caliber of athletes they are, Burch said. It will definitely be very competitive.
Sprint preliminary events are Friday (the 200 begins at 12:05 p.m., with the 60 starting at 3 p.m.). Finals in all events are Saturday, with the girls 60-meter final at 12:15 p.m. and the girls 200-meter final at 1:20 p.m.