Rowland, Stowers lead state heading to Kentucky indoor meet

Dorman senior Marcus Rowland and Pendleton sophomore Jasmin Stowers lead a group of 13 track and field athletes from South Carolina to Saturday's University of Kentucky high school indoor invitational at Nutter Fieldhouse in Lexington.

Rowland is entered in the 200-meter dash with the no. 1 entry time (21.34) and second in the 60-meter dash (10.62).

Stowers is entered in the 60-meter dash and 60-meter hurdles. Stowers steps on the line Saturday with the No. 2 60 entry time (11.36) and 60 hurdles No. 2 entry time of 13.52. Stowers is ranked fifth nationally in the hurdles.

Performance list on

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South Carolina entries
Antion Bolton: Shot put (48-10.75, No. 8 entry mark) (Roebuck TC)

Ash Butler: 60-meter dash (10.89, No. 16 entry time) (Roebuck TC)

Brandon Easler: Two mile run (9:51.88, No. 21 entry time) (Roebuck TC)

Christopher Graham: 400-meter dash (49.89, No. 17 entry mark) (Roebuck TC)

Marcus Rowland: 60-meter dash (10.62, No. 2 entry time) (Roebuck TC)
200-meter dash (21.34, No. 1 entry time)

Stefan Shealy: Two mile run (9:41.14, No. 10 entry time) (Cannons TC) -- Stefan Shealy interview

Cameron Smith: Shot put (44-07, No. 12 entry mark) (Roebuck TC)

Juan Thompson: 400-meter dash (50.37, No. 30 entry time) (Roebuck TC)

Alex Whitt: Pole vault (12-06, No. 22 entry mark) (Roebuck TC)

1600-meter relay: Roebuck Track Club, No. 3 entry time of 3:17.94

Lauren Ellis: High jump (5-08, No. 1 entry mark) (Quick Striders)
400-meter dash (56.75, No. 11 entry time)

Ashley Hunter: 200-meter dash (25.75, No. 31 entry time) (Quick Striders)
400-meter dash (59.09, No. 22 entry mark)

Briana Nelson: 200-meter dash (24.30, No. 5 entry time) (Quick Striders)
400-meter dash (53.73, No. 2 entry time)

Jasmin Stowers: 60-meter-dash (11.36, No. 2 entry time) (Quick Striders)
60-meter hurdles (13.52, No. 2 entry time)

1600-meter relay: Quick Striders, No. 3 entry time of 3:52.14