2021 VYPE Awards: Public School Men's Basketball Player of the Year Finalists

2021 VYPE Awards: Public School Men's Basketball Player of the Year Finalists (Copyright (c) 2021 VYPE - All rights reserved)

It is awards season here at VYPE!

We welcome you to the Countdown to the 2021 VYPE Awards presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Over the next two weeks, we will be unveiling the finalists for the player of the year awards. Team and Coach of the Year awards will be announced LIVE during the Fourth Annual VYPE Awards.

The winners will be honored in a one-hour virtual show on Sunday, June 27 at 6 p.m. on VYPE Houston's website, Twitter account and on the VYPE Texas Facebook page and YouTube Channel! It will be an event to get dressed up for and to tune in to as it will be an evening full of special moments!

Let us get it started! Here are the finalists for Public School Men's Basketball Player of the Year!

PLAYER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: Bryce Griggs, Fort Bend Hightower

Bryce Griggs is among the top recruits in the City of Houston for the Class of 2022. Griggs, who stars at Fort Bend Hightower, averaged 22.6 points per game this season for the Hurricanes. He was also a Top 10 Finalist for the Guy V. Lewis Award, which is given to the Houston-area's top men's basketball player each year.


Jacob Harvey was a key piece in Huffman's magical run in 2021 to the program's first-ever championship game appearance. Harvey was a lights-out shooter for the Falcons throughout the season and especially in the playoffs averaging 26 points per game. Harvey signed to play at Trinity University.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: Ramon Walker, Shadow Creek

Ramon Walker has been in the spotlight for the past few seasons helping build the Shadow Creek basketball brand. The University of Houston-signee was a scoring machine this year and at the end was the 2021 Guy V. Lewis Award winner, which is awarded to the city's top men's basketball player.

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