James Island’s Makyla Stanley wins two golds at Class AAAA qualifying meet


James Island standout Makyla Stanley won two events and finished second in another at the Class AAAA girls track and field qualifying meet held Saturday at Spring Valley High School in Columbia.

Stanley won the 100 meters and the triple jump and was second in the long jump.

Lowcountry sprinters fared well on the boys’ side. West Ashley junior Darrell Singleton won the boys 100 meters in 10.67 seconds, while Goose Creek’s DeAndre Daniels won the 200 with a time of 21.57, just ahead of Singleton.

Daniels led a Lowcountry sweep in the 400, winning in 48.09 seconds with Braylon Wilkerson of Summerville second and Deontear Williams of Fort Dorchester third.

Ashley Ridge sophomore Jackson Ellenburg won the 3,200 in 9:42.65, with Wando’s Logan Veatch in third.

Fort Dorchester’s Olin Ravenel won the 400 hurdles in 55.23, with Stratford’s KJ Givens in third.

Wando swept the pole vault, with Gauge Wood in first at 14 feet, followed by teammates Evan Bailey and Bailey Hart.

Summerville’s Zack Bailey was first in the shot put at 58 feet, 3.5 inches, with Ashley Ridge’s Devin Parker in third.

Citadel football signee Ja’lon Williams of Spring Valley won the discus at 166-05, with Stratford’s TJ Deveaux second and Wando’s Terrel Venning third.

On the girls’ side, James Island’s Stanley, who has signed with South Carolina, won the 100 meters in 12.07 seconds. Her teammate Mary Stewart Wilson won the 1,600 in 5:16.23.

Wando’s Rosa Marie Compton won the 3,200 in 11:20.89, and Summerville’s Imagine Patterson won the 400 hurdles in 1:03.40.

Another James Island athlete, Hailey Sweatman, won the pole vault at 10-06, with Wando’s Taylor Arent and Kendall Mercer in second and third. The Trojans’ Stanley was second in the long jump at 19-05, and won the triple jump at 38-10.

Stratford’s Aaliyah Deveaux won the shot put at 39-10, with Cane Bay’s Samaria Mazyck second.

For complete results, see Monday’s Post and Courier.