By Thomas Sellers Jr.
For Trojan Head Baseball Coach Zane Adams, the day was historic because Graham became his first athlete to sign a college scholarship since taking over in 2015.
Adams, a former standout for Millington in the early 2000s, played college baseball for Union University and West Alabama. The Skipper said he was glad to see Graham achieve this milestone. Graham’s parents, Stephen and Chrystal, witnessed the signing in the Millington Central High School Lobby via Facebook Live from Pensacola, Fla. With his parents relocated from Millington to Florida with the Navy. Graham celebrated the day with friends, guardian Angie Gaia and Southwest Tennessee Head Baseball Coach George Sykes.
Graham attracted the attention of Sykes from his solid season as the ace for the Trojans and earning All-District honors in 2016. Graham was selected for the 2016 AutoZone Shelby County All-Star Baseball Game for the Public Schools. Graham’s performance in the game on the field Southwest calls home, USA Stadium, he had a standout performance.