Mayes competed in the State Middle School Track Meet in Lexington in May, winning the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 300-meter hurdles, and the long jump, setting a new state record in two events.
Mayes also competed on the high school team and qualified for the state high school meet in three events. He finished seventh in the 300-meter hurdles and was the first leg in the 1600-meter relay team and the state champion 400-meter relay team.
Fulton County eighth grader Sharika Smith, who won three events and finished second in another one at the State Class A meet, was named the Girls’ Middle School Athlete of the Year.
Several Wildcat track athletes also received All-State recognition by the KTCCCA.
D’Angelo Cavanaugh, who finished fifth in the 100-meter dash at the Class A State Meet, was named Second Team All-State in the event.
Steven Wadlington, who was third in the shot put and fourth in the discus throw, was named Second Team All-State in both events.
Trigg County’s 100 and 200-meter relay teams were also named First Team All-State after taking first place at the State Meet.
Members of the 100-meter relay team were Trey Diggs, Frank Russell, Scottie Mayes, and Jon Wilson.
The 200-meter relay team consisted of Cavanaugh, Diggs, Wilson, and Dennis Acree.
Sharda Whitlock, who finished third at State Meet in the discus throw, was named to the All-State Second Team.
Bardstown sophomore Kawsi Obeng, who finished first in one event, second in two others, and was on a first place relay team, was named Class A Athlete of the Year.