Posted: 4:03 pm Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Semifinalists announced for Lou Groza Award high school awards 

By Matt Porter

Every year, the Lou Groza Award is presented to the college kicker of the year. The highlight of the night for local fans is the high school awards ceremony for outstanding Palm Beach County player, kicker, coach and team of the year.

Five semifinalists, selected by ESPN 760, in each category were announced on Monday. High school coaches and media will vote on the finalists, which will be announced Monday, Nov. 12.

The 21st annual Lou Groza Awards will be held Dec. 4 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.

High school player of the year
Greg Bryant, American Heritage, RB, Senior
Keith Bryant, Atlantic, DT, Senior
Marcus Davis, American Heritage, ATH, Senior
Lloyd Howard, Palm Beach Central, RB, Senior
Kelvin Taylor, Glades Day, RB, Senior

High school placekicker of the year
Tyler Bugeja, Royal Palm Beach, senior
Greg Joseph, American Heritage, senior
Alec Frear, Park Vista, senior
Giovanni Lugo, Glades Central, sophomore
Cameron Golob, Palm Beach Central, senior

Sam Budnyk high school head coach of the year
Chris Bean, Atlantic
Rod Harris, Palm Beach Central
Matt Dickmann, Seminole Ridge
Kevin Fleury, Olympic Heights
Stacy Sizemore, American Heritage

High school team of the year

American Heritage
Atlantic
Glades Day
Palm Beach Central
Park Vista