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. This week we are focusing on a player whose performance exceeded both the Bulldogs and the Louisville Ballard community’s expectations.
We are focusing on the 6-3, 235 pound, class of 2022 DE, Jadarion Smith. Smith plays for the class 6A, Louisville Ballard Bruins who play in one of the toughest districts in Kentucky football…District 5.
Smith’s Ballard High School is right down the road from one of the more famous branches in the Independence Bank family of financial institutions. The St. Matthews Square branch, one we feature quite a bit, is located on 3901 Shelbyville Road in Louisville, Kentucky.
Get on by and see our friends on St. Matthews Square today. Let them demonstrate to you just why Independence Bank has started a revolution in the banking industry.
DE, Jadarion Smith had a huge night in the opener against Hopkinsville High School. The top DE in Kentucky’s ’22 class, with offers presently from Boston College, Cincinnati, Indiana, Louisville, and Akron, had 6-total tackles, 3.5 TFLs, and 3.5 QB-sacks on the night.
The Ballard defense recored 15.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage and 11 QB-sacks on the evening. Ballard was all over Hoptown 28-3, scoring all 28-of its points in the 3rd and 4th quarters.
Jadarion came off the bench for the Bruins in the game and reports out of Louisville relate Smith may not be 100% healthy right now. However, those reports are unconfirmed and may be complete erroneous.
If he was a tad tweaked physically, it would stand to reason for why he didn’t get any more snaps against the Class 4A semifinalist from a year ago than he did. Regardless of how many snaps he played, his production was phenomenal.
We can’t imagine what he might have done had he played any more than he did! We are quite sure Hoptown felt they saw plenty of Smith, particularly in their offensive backfield.
Congratulations to Jadarion Smith for his Revolutionary Play 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 HB Lyon reporting for KPGFootball reminding you WE’RE JUST CALLING IT LIKE WE SEE IT!
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