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April 24, 2013

Athlete of the Week: Meet New Castle’s Carley Aven

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NEW CASTLE — ******

THE CARLEY AVEN FILE

POSITION: Pitcher

TEAM: New Castle

GRADE: 9

KNOWN FOR: Aven recorded a no-hitter last week in a 7-0 win against Central Valley, striking out 11 batters and walking four. She also helped New Castle upend then-unbeaten Ambridge, 9-4, tossing seven innings and striking out nine.  

PARENTS: Keith and Dawn Aven

FAVORITE PRO PLAYER AND WHY: Jennie Finch, former USA national softball team pitcher. “She’s a good role model and she works hard.”

FAVORITE TEAM AND WHY: New York Yankees. “They play hard.”

FUTURE PLANS: Aven currently is undecided on what she wants to do in the future, but says she wants to go to college and continue to play softball.

 

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