Posted: 5:57 pm Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Palm Beach Central LB Gabriel Terry named MVP of Nike South Florida All-Star Game 

By Matt Porter

Though bragging rights were claimed elsewhere, Palm Beach County was well represented at the Dec. 23 Nike South Florida All-Star Game.

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Several area seniors shined for the Broward-Palm Beach team, which lost 31-21 to Miami-Dade.

Chief among them: Palm Beach Central outside linebacker Gabriel Terry, a Miami commit. Terry (6-3, 205, No. 12 on the Big Board) was named Broward-Palm Beach MVP after posting 2.5 sacks and blocking a punt.

Glades Central wide receiver Jaime Wilson had a long touchdown reception and was a threat all game, according to a report. Wilson (6-0, 180, No. 9 on the Big Board), has offers from Marshall, Memphis and Western Michigan.

During a halftime ceremony, Glades Central’s Dominique Gibson (5-10, 185, No. 7 on the Big Board) was named the Palm Beach County player of the year and his coach, Roosevelt Blackmon, was named county coach of the year. Players and coaches who participated in the event were eligible for the awards.

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Boca Raton running back Keith Byars II scored a six-yard touchdown in the Offense-Defense Bowl Dec. 29 at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas. Byars had three carries for 15 yards for the East team, which lost 21-14.