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Three York-Adams football players earn prestigious honor from Maxwell Club

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The Maxwell Football Club released its list of Mini Max award winners for the 2020 season Thursday, and three YAIAA football players have made the list. 

The York-Adams seniors to earn the honor were Central York's Jack Smith, Red Lion's Randy Fizer and Dover's Carson Snelbaker. They were among 68 players honored from Pennsylvania. 

The players selected compete in the eastern part of the state — Districts 1, 3, 11 and 12. They are nominated by coaches and selected based on academics, community service and on-field performance.

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The Maxwell Football Club will select one of the 68 players as its Pennsylvania Player of the Year. The winner will be announced Jan. 25. 

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Mini Max winners for New Jersey and Delaware were also released Thursday. 

The Maxwell Club was founded in 1935 and regularly honors high school, college and professional football players. 

A linebacker for state finalist Central York, Smith led the team in tackles with 106 in 11 games. He also had two sacks, three TFL, one safety and three forced fumbles. He was named all-state in Class 6A. 

The 6-foot, 210-pound linebacker has been offered collegiate opportunities to play for Sacred Heart and St. Francis. 

a group of baseball players playing a football game: Central York's Jack Smith (9) and Cole Luckenbaugh (2) force a McDowell ball carrier to fumble the ball in the PIAA Class 6A semifinals at Mansion Park Stadium on Saturday, November 21, 2020 in Altoona, Pa. The Trojans recovered the ball. © Dan Rainville, The Evening Sun Central York's Jack Smith (9) and Cole Luckenbaugh (2) force a McDowell ball carrier to fumble the ball in the PIAA Class 6A semifinals at Mansion Park Stadium on Saturday, November 21, 2020 in Altoona, Pa. The Trojans recovered the ball.

Fizer was named all-state in Class 5A after an outstanding season as a dual-threat quarterback for the Lions. He threw for 870 passing yards, eight touchdowns and six interceptions. He rushed for 1,057 yards and 15 more scores and averaged 8.4 yards per carry. He finished second in the YAIAA in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns despite playing quarterback. 

After playing receiver the first two seasons of his varsity career, Fizer set seven Red Lion school records: touchdown receptions in a season (14), career touchdown receptions (21), career receiving yards (1,396), career receptions (91), rushing yards in a game (281), rushing touchdowns in a game (five) and points scored in a game (32). 

a group of baseball players playing a football game: Randy Fizer (1) jukes the defense during the YAIAA football game between York High and Red Lion at Smalls Athletic Field, Friday, October 4, 2019. The Bearcats defeated the Lions 18-0. © Cameron Clark, York Daily Record Randy Fizer (1) jukes the defense during the YAIAA football game between York High and Red Lion at Smalls Athletic Field, Friday, October 4, 2019. The Bearcats defeated the Lions 18-0.

Fizer has signed to play wide receiver with Division I FCS Wagner. 

 A tight end and defensive end, the 6-foot-1, 205-pound Snelbaker finished his senior season with 21 tackles and a fumble recovery in six games. He was named an honorable mention all-star by league coaches on defense. 

a group of men playing a game of football: Shaun Hinkle (8) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Carson Snelbaker (25) in the first quarter, Friday, September 7, 2018. The Dover Eagles beat the Red Land Patriots, 35-13, at Dover High School. © Ty Lohr, York Daily Record Shaun Hinkle (8) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Carson Snelbaker (25) in the first quarter, Friday, September 7, 2018. The Dover Eagles beat the Red Land Patriots, 35-13, at Dover High School.

2020 Pennsylvania Mini Maxwell winners 

Isaiah Rogers, Academy Park High School

Macrae Plummer, Annville Cleona High School

Darryl Simpson, Archbishop John Carroll High School

Mark McFadden, Berks Catholic High School

Joachim McElroy, Bishop McDevitt High School

James Welde, Bonner & Prendie High School

Daniel Shuster, Camp Hill High School

Anthony Giordano, Central Bucks East High School

Jackson Spradlin, Central Bucks West High School

Levi Krebs, Central Dauphin East High School

Blaise Heshler, Central Dauphin High School

Jack Smith, Central York High School

Zachary Gaffin, Cheltenham High School

Benjamin Bearinger, Cocalico High School

Michael Costigan, Conestoga High School

Zach Fisher, Conestoga Valley High School

Erik Moyer, Conrad Weiser High School

Luke Molden, Council Rock North High School

Jordan Mitchell, Delaware County Christian School

Carson Snelbaker, Dover Area High School

Nick Lovenguth, Downingtown East High School

Julian Williams, Downingtown West High School

Christian Sapp, East Stroudsburg South High School

Brandon Bohannon, ELCO High School

Brock Boyer, Ephrata High School

Alex Nicolaides, Garnet Valley High School

Angelo Leon, George School

Jeff Decker, Germantown Academy

Cam'Ron Stewart, Governor Mifflin High School

Christopher Molineaux, Harriton High School

Allan Bailor, Jim Thorpe High School

Alex Knapp, Lampeter-Strasburg High School

Paul Jennings, LaSalle College High School

Benjamin Terry, Mahanoy Area High School

Lonnie White Jr, Malvern Prep

Evan Clark, Manheim Township High School

Ryan Lain, Marple Newtown High School

Matthew Pajuste, Martin Luther King High School

Mario D'Addesi, Methacton High School

Christopher James, Neshaminy High School

Phillip Weinseimer, New Hope-Solebury HS

DJ Fisher, North Penn High School

Mike Repsher, Northern Lehigh High School

Dante Denardo, Owen J. Roberts High School

Mason Smeland, Palisades High School

Owen Buck, Palmerton High School

Shane Hartzell, PennridgeHigh School

Aidan Foley, Phoenixville Area High School

Rocco DiRico, Pope John Paul II High School

Jahzeel Watson, Pottstown High School

Randy Fizer Jr., Red Lion Area High School

Nate Desmond, Ridley High School

Mason Reber, Schuykill Haven Area

Jacob Horton, Souderton Area High School

JC Rizzuto, Southern Lehigh High School

Nicholas Teets, Spring-Ford High School

Luke Gozzard, Springfield Township High School

Kyle McCord, St. Joseph's Prep High School

Tydre Hollad-Alli, Steelton-Highspire High School

Owen Wiener, Susquehanna Township High School

Billy Adams, The Episcopal Academy

Micah Bootman, Upper Dublin High School

Stefano Nikolaou, Upper Merion High School

Ryan Schernecke, Upper Moreland High School

Ryan Duell, West Chester East High School

Patrick Esemplare, West Chester Henderson High School

Aaron Maione, William Penn Charter

Michael Fath, Wissahickon High School

Matt Allibone is a sports reporter for GameTimePA. He can be reached at 717-881-8221, mallibone@ydr.com or on Twitter at @bad2theallibone. 

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