HOPKINS, S.C. (WIS) - Tyler Graves will bring home even more hardware this year for his work on the track.
On Monday, the Lower Richland High standout was named Gatorade’s South Carolina Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
Graves, a rising senior, won the 110-meter hurdles and the 400-meter intermediate hurdles in this year’s Class 4-A state meet. He also posted a personal records of 13.81 seconds in the 100 hurdles and 53.09 in the 400 during his junior campaign.
Graves, who has a 3.41-grade point average, is the second Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete to be chosen from Lower Richland High School. Jaylen Bacon won the award during the 2013-14 season.
Graves is now a finalist for the Gatorade National Track & Field Athlete of the Year Award.