Cardinal Newman's Millard wins Gatorade POY award

Cardinal Newman's Koty Millard (Left) was named the 2012-13 Gatorade SC Boys Soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday.

COLUMBIA (WACH)- For the second straight season, Cardinal Newman boys soccer is recognized as one of the best. Senior Koty Millard was announced Tuesday as the Gatorade SC Boys Soccer Player of the Year.

In 2012, Cardinal Newman's Nestor Jaramillo won the award.

"I'm excited to follow in the footsteps of others who have won this award," Millard said. "It's a great feeling, unbelievable."

Millard was unbelievable in his final season with the Cardinals. He scored three goals against Pinewood Prep to lift Cardinal Newman to a SCISA Championship.

"That was the main goal I decided to play this season," Millard said on winning state. "It is a dream come true."

Millard is committed to the University of South Carolina to play soccer.