Athlete of the Week: Ariah Peregrina, Lakota West

Name: Ariah Peregrina

School: Lakota West High School

Sport: Softball

Class: 2021

Age: 16

Claim to fame: My softball skills

Bet you didn’t know: I just moved to Ohio from California

Toughest opponent/why: The Firecrackers from California. They are good and tough

Favorite book: Wonder

Favorite movie: Avatar

Favorite TV show: Supernatural

Favorite musical artist: Linkin Park

Favorite pro athlete/why: Cody Bellinger-He’s a good first baseman

Favorite smell: Fresh baked chocolate chip cookies

Favorite home cooked meal: Enchiladas

Game day rituals: I don’t have any

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Scarlett Johansson because she is tough.

Words you live by: “If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now.”

Biggest influence: My parents

I am most annoyed by: My dogs licking my face

You can’t live without: My phone

Most embarrassing moment: I fell down in a Target store

In 10-years, I’ll be: In the medical field

Best thing about softball: Making new friends

Worst thing about softball: Playing early in the morning

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Green Beans

Favorite junk food: Cookie Dough

Favorite school subject: Art

Last DVD or video game I bought: Spirited Away

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: My twin sister

Love to trade places for a day with: My Dogs

When I’m bored, I like to: Watch YouTube videos

Worst habit: Nail Biting

On your bedroom walls: My mom put pictures of me and my sisters

Talent I’d most like to have: I would like to have a singing voice

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