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2022-23 Player Profile: Jake Smith, Clarion-Limestone Powered by Showcase Homes

Jake Smith. Photo by Diane Lutz.

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Sports Played: Baseball (2 letters), Football (1 letter), Basketball(1 letter)
Parents Names: Mike and Angie Smith
Siblings: Ben Smith (brother) 20 years old
Social Media Handles: instagram-jakesmith1__
2021-22 Highlights: When my team and I went to the PIAA State playoffs for the first time in 17 years and won in the first round.
College Athletics plan if applicable: I’m not really sure as of right now but it could be a possibility.



Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: Baseball, I played it because I was following what my brother did as a kid. 

Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: Being dedicated to the sport your in and giving it your all at all times. 

Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
A: Hanging out with friends. 

Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: I don’t really have one famous sports figure that I look up to I just have always looked up to my brother Ben because I grew up watching him play sports every weekend. 

Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: Baseball is my favorite sport because of all the experiences I’ve had playing it and I don’t think I would change a single thing about it. 

Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: A burrito. 

Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
A: I think it would be really cool to go to Tennessee. 

Q: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the question/answer?
A: I think you guys did a pretty good job at asking all around question to get to know about me.


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