Athlete of the Week Mechanicsburg High School

Audrey Ayars is the Athlete of the Week from Mechanicsburg High School.

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Audrey Ayars is the Athlete of the Week from Mechanicsburg High School.

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Name: Audrey Ayars

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 12th

Age: 17

Sports: Volleyball, softball

Claim to fame/honors: Volleyball - 4-year varsity setter, 4-year captain, over 1300 HS assists, 2 broken records for assists, 1st Team All-Conference, 2nd Team All-District; Softball- 4-year varsity shortstop, 1st Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-District

Words you live by: “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good”

Toughest opponent: Myself

Biggest influence: My parents and Coach A

Game-day rituals: Napping, checking my teammates’ spirits, envisioning my performance

What’s on your bedroom walls: My personal artworks, a Fathead of myself

When I’m bored I like to … read, do art, sew, work out, hang with friends

Favorite movie: The Longest Ride

Person who would play you in a movie: Blake Lively

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite musical artist: Juice WRLD

Favorite book: The Harry Potter series

Favorite home-cooked meal: Lobster ravioli, cheesy potato casserole, Grandma Shirley’s taco salad

Favorite restaurant: Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

Whose mind would you like to read: My past softball coaches’

Place where you’d love to travel: Paris

Talent you’d like to have: Any sense of direction

Favorite school subject: Art

Favorite athlete: Anna Kirk

Favorite team: Whatever team I’m on

Something in the world I’d like to change: I’d like to eliminate the coronavirus and negativity towards differing opinions

Favorite sports moment: Competing at the HS Softball State Championship and always hugging my family members after games

Favorite junk food: Donuts

Best thing about your favorite sport: The amazing relationships I’ve made and the countless stories I’ll never forget

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