SPARTANBURG — A double preliminary winner has been announced at the Miss South Carolina pageant’s second night of preliminaries.
Ellen Neely, Miss Lexington County Peach Festival, won Wednesday’s preliminary talent competition with her ballet performance to “The Swan.” The 19-year-old from Lexington also won the swimsuit competition at Tuesday’s preliminary.
Three other preliminary winners in the Miss South Carolina and Miss S.C. Teen competition were announced Wednesday.
Danielle Alyce Wilson, 22, Miss Charleston County, won the swimsuit award. She is from Columbia.
In the teen competition, Caitlyn Reed Martin, Miss Easley Teen, won talent with her dance to “Destiny Soul Remix.” She is a 17-year-old from Easley.
Leighann Bagwell, Miss Greater Carolina Teen, won the physical fitness award. She is a 16-year-old from Greenville.
There is one more night of preliminaries, with the finale on Saturday night.
-- From staff reports