NEW CASTLE — ******
THE CARLEY AVEN FILE
TEAM: New Castle
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.