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Red Lion’s Scott Fitzkee ranks as York/Adams Greatest Athlete

Red Lion’s Scott Fitzkee has been named the greatest prep athlete in York and Adams counties history. Background posts: Story answers much about great athlete Hinkey Haines, including origin of his nickname and Central York High School’s Laura Beveridge: ‘I certainly have not forgotten her’ and York athlete series: ‘Arguably the best girls’ volleyball player the area has ever seen’.
The votes are in, and former three-sport Red Lion star Scott Fitzkee reigns as York/Adams’ Greatest Athlete, as put forth by the York Daily Record/Sunday News. (For the top 25, click here.)
Readers placed Fitzkee, who went on to play football at Penn State and the NFL, at the top of their list, as did YDR/YN sportswriters Frank Bodani, Steve Navaroli and Sean McLernon. (Jim Seip listed him at third.)
Here is the vote of the readers:

Scott Fitzkee regularly appears in his home county at celebrity golf tournaments. Here, he enjoys a massage at the Outdoor Country Club in 2005.
1. Scott Fitzkee, Red Lion
2. Mike Wilt, Dover
3. Randy Edsall, Susquehannock
4. Doug King, Northeastern
5. Joey Wildasin, South Western
6. Jon Witman, Eastern York
7. John Sprenkle, West York
8. Chris Doleman, William Penn
9. Bill Schmidt, William Penn
10 (tie). Bill Khayat, York Catholic
10 (tie). Jen German, Dallastown
12. Mark Banks, York County Tech
13. Hal Brown, William Penn
14 (tie). Butch Wynegar, Red Lion
14 (tie). Bob Forry, Hanover
14 (tie). Meredith Cox, Delone Catholic
17. Donna McLain Vitacco, Eastern
18. Mike Keesey, York Catholic
19. Danny Smith, Red Lion
20. Jeff Johnson, Central York
21 (tie). Mike Spangler, South Western
21 (tie). Bill Groft, William Penn
21 (tie). John Gastley, Delone Catholic
24 (tie). Rob Rinehart, Susquehannock
24 (tie). Chris May, Biglerville
For full coverage of the voting, click here.