Class 3A all-state football: Central Valley leads WPIAL teams with 4 honorees
Friday, December 27, 2019 | 11:00 AM
WPIAL champion Central Valley, which returned to the PIAA finals for the first time in five years, was rewarded Friday with four all-state selections.
Among the Warriors honored were brothers Reed and Sean FitzSimmons, who solidified the team’s strong defense. Reed, a senior, was the middle linebacker. Sean, a sophomore, played defensive line.
The two combined for 124 solo tackles, 294 total tackles, 12 sacks and 46 tackles for a loss.
Also honored were Central Valley quarterback Ameer Dudley, a 1,900-yard passer, and defensive back Stephon Hall.
In all, seven athletes from the WPIAL and one from the City League were chosen. The others were Aliquippa’s Zuriah Fisher and Elijah Mike, Westinghouse’s Dayon Hayes and Derry’s Justin Huss.
The Class 5A, 3A and A teams were scheduled for release Friday. Class 6A, 4A and 2A will be announced Saturday.
2019 Pa. Football Writers Class 3A All-State Team
Player of the Year: Dom DeLuca, Wyoming Area
Coach of the Year: Randy Spencer, Wyoming Area
Dom DeLuca, Wyoming Area, 6-2, 200, sr.
Lane Voytik, Sharon, 6-1, 210, sr.
Kamal Gray, Pope John Paul II, 6-0, 190, sr.
Brayden Knoblauch, Tamaqua, 5-11, 172, sr.
Ameer Dudley, Central Valley, 6-1, 170, jr.
Nate Boyle, Tamaqua, 5-8, 178, sr.
Jose Lopez, Middletown, 5-10, 195, sr.
Justin Huss, Derry, 5-9, 155, sr.
Tysheem Johnson, Neumann-Goretti, 5-10, 170, jr.
Max Hurleman, Wyomissing, 5-11, 180, sr.
Ty Eilam, Sharon, 5-10, 170, sr.
Rees Watkins, Loyalsock, 6-2, 185, sr.
Matt Kistler, Tamaqua, 5-10, 152, sr.
Jake Reddick, Grove City, 6-3, 190, sr.
Dylan Walker, Pope John Paull II, 6-5, 235, sr.
Will Carson, Montoursville, 6-4, 285, sr.
Dylan Schley, Mercyhurst Prep, 6-4, 275, sr.
Cobe Frycklund, Jim Thorpe, 6-3, 275, sr.
Bronson Strouse, Tamaqua, 6-0, 244, sr.
Trey Wells, Lancaster Catholic, 6-5, 265, sr.
Lance Craig, Grove City, 6-1, 270, sr.
Jaden Leiby, North Schuylkill, 5-11, 165, sr.
Riley Daubert, Warrior Run, 5-7, 165, sr.
Cameron Wood, Montoursville, 6-4, 240, sr.
Sean FitzSimmons, Central Valley, 6-3, 274, so.
Dayon Hayes, Westinghouse, 6-4, 237, sr.
Elijah Mike, Aliquippa, 6-1, 305, sr.
Sammy Solomon, Wyoming Area, 6-4, 295, sr.
Jake Green, North Schuylkill, 6-1, 280, sr.
Zuriah Fisher, Aliquippa, 6-3, 235, sr.
Tyler Elsdon, North Schuylkill, 6-2, 228, sr.
Justin Mitala, Pope John Paul II, 6-2, 210, sr.
Reed FitzSimmons, Central Valley, 6-1, 217, sr.
Tucker Johnson, Scranton Prep, 6-2, 210, sr.
Aiden Gair, Loyalsock, 6-3, 210, sr.
Stephon Hall, Central Valley, 6-1, 165, jr.
Gage McClenahan, Bald Eagle Area, 5-8, 160, sr.
Ronald Holmes, Neumann-Goretti, 6-1, 180, sr.
Colin Luckenbill, Pine Grove, 5-10, 155, sr.
Mac Plummer, Annville-Cleona, 5-9, 160, jr.
Ian Plankenhorn, Montoursville, 5-10, 155, sr.
Steve Smith, Mercyhurst Prep, 6-1, 185, jr.
2019 Pa. All-State Football Teams
Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter .
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