Another of the Lewis clan comes up big for Catholic
High School football finds a way to celebrate the college prospect, Friday night star, and the kid who just comes up big-time at the right time. On opening night, the Aces had a player who stepped in front of an Eagles’ receiver, intercept an Eagle pass, and race 50-yards to pay dirt and high school glory. If an effort such as that isn’t entitled to an award and some recognition, perhaps you can tell me what is.Fletcher W. Long, KPGFootball Senior Scout
There is no better time than the present to anoint another Independence Bank Player of the Week. Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas where Independence Bank flourishes who embody the same type of revolutionary service to their respective football teams which has made Independence Bank unique and special in the banking industry.
Independence Bank has a goal of achieving everyday excellence, and this week we are focusing on a junior who found himself in perfect position to make a play for his team and he made it. Carson Lewis’s performance this past Friday night exceeded expectations for Owensboro Catholic High and the Aces will be counting on getting like-performance from him going on into the ’22 season.
Lewis’s Owensboro Catholic High School is located right down the road from 3 Independence Bank branches on 2425 Frederica Street (see above), 2465 W. Parrish Avenue, and 3228 KY-54, respectively. Get on by and visit the most rapidly growing bank in the commonwealth of Kentucky, Independence Bank. Independence Bank has started a revolution in the banking industry.
Owensboro Catholic regularly plays the “big boys” around the western end of Kentucky. The little 2A program who could, isn’t afraid to mix it up with any program regardless of enrollment.
Catholic found itself with a tall task in its opener. They were on the road at Apollo and the 6A, first-district Eagles were not keen on dropping the opener to a program 4-classes lower then its own.
Catholic High beat Apollo, 42-14, at Apollo. Now both teams are residents of Owensboro, so having to drive across town to Apollo’s stadium wasn’t too onerous. However, it is rare a 2A team has the personnel and depth to hang and bang with the big boys for four quarters, much less come away with a rout.
Lewis had 4-tackles on the night and was playing well. Then, the ’24 DB stepped in front of an Eagles pass and raced 50-yards for a score to further add to his already burgeoning stat-sheet.
Now football at Catholic is a “family affair” around the household. Carson’s brother, Chris (’23), is a senior OL/DL who couldn’t have been happier about little brother’s foray into stardom.
In ’20, the Aces roster boasted three Lewis clansmen. Clayton was a senior that season. That is what makes high school football the best game in the world in our humble opinion.
Congratulations to Carson Lewis, both for his Revolutionary Play on opening night against the Eagles from Owensboro Apollo and that which is to come the remainder of the ’22 season, all of which has earned him this week’s recognition from the fastest growing bank in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, your friends at Independence Bank.
This is Coach HB Lyon, reporting for Kentucky Prep Gridiron and reminding you that WE’RE JUST CALLING IT LIKE WE SEE IT!