Athletes of the Week: March 29

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The Payson/Santaquin Area Business Chamber would like to recognize 2 Athletes of the Week from Payson High School. 

Competing In Boys Track - Denver Spanheimer - This week, Denver broke 2 junior boys records (110m hurdles & Long Jump) and qualified for state in 3 different events (200m Dash, 110m Hurdles, Long Jump). 

Athletes of the Week: March 22

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Tanner Staheli - Tennis - Tanner is our Lion of the meet to start the tennis season. He has been playing in the #1 singles spot for our first 3 matches and is undefeated so far this season and has led the team to a 2-1 start.

Lucy Jessen - Softball - She has been super consistent at the plate! She is working hard to get on base for her team! She has been a wall behind the plate while also gunning people down who try to run on her! We love having Lucy a part of our team!

Congrats, Lions!

Go, Lions, Go!

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Our Lions have been hard at work the past few weeks in sports, academics, and more. Here are some highlights:

Track & Field:

  • The following athletes qualified automatically for state based on their AMAZING marks:
    • Bridger Blauer qualified for state in the javelin
    • Zayden Cook qualified for state in the shot put
    • Ethan Olson qualified for state in the 110m hurdles
    • Olivia Nielson qualified for state in the 200m dash


Coach Jeb Clark: Wrestling Shout-Out

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Coach Jeb is retiring from coaching after 12 highly successful years at PHS.  Here are some highlights. 

Athletes of the Week: February 16, 2024

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Boys Wrestling: Colton Theobald - Colton battled back from an injury that left him off of the mat for 6 weeks. Colton wrestled his 1st match back from his injury 3 weeks before the state finals and on Feb 17th he won his 3rd High School State Championship. 

Athletes of the Week: February 9, 2024

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Girls Basketball: Cheznie Roundy - As a team leader of the Region Champion basketball team, Cheznie is averaging a double/double on the season. That means she averages double digit points and double digit rebounds. She is an example to the team of working hard. 

Boys Basketball: Kamika Wesley - As a team leader and captain of the basketball team, Kamika has been a rock for the team and a steady foundation that the coaches can build game strategies on. His leadership stands out and makes a difference on the court. 

Athletes of the Week

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The Athletes of the Week are sponsored by the Payson/Santaquin Area Chamber of Commerce and Menchie's Frozen Yogurt.  

The Athletes of the week this week are the swim girls relay team that have not lost a relay event this season. The girls on the team are Avery Bulkley, Alex Mobbs, Haley Bott, and Maisey Preece. It is an amazing feat for a team to go undefeated heading into regions. Congratulations to the girls team and to each athlete individually for their performance. 

Athletes of the Week

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Drill - Ellie Wilkerson: She was nominated because Ellie is an extremely hard worker.  She doesn’t just put in the work at practice but at home too. She is always positive and gives 110% in everything she does. Ellie also is a straight A student.

Cheerleading - Kaylee Fratto: She was nominated because Kaylee has been the positive voice of the team these past weeks. She has been tireless in her encouragement of her teammates and really helped build our team spirit this week! That is important as they head to their state competition. 

Indoor Track Records!

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We had several school records broken for Indoor Track last weekend at BYU. 

Denver Spanheimer BROKE the boys school record for the Indoor 60m Hurdles with a time of 8.55. 

He also BROKE the school record for the Indoor Long Jump at 20' 9.5"! 

Ethan Kimmel BROKE the boys school record for the  Indoor 2 Mile with a time of 10:31.11.

Regan McKenna BROKE the girls school record for the Indoor 800m Run with a time of 2:32.85.

Boys Basketball Live Tonight!

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Support the boys basketball team against Pleasant Grove tonight (Wednesday, December 6) via live stream at 7 pm.

Good luck, Lions!