The Bryant Lady Hornets will be hosting the Class 7A State Tournament beginning Thursday, May 10. For brackets, go here.
Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Ashley Chaloner
PARENTS: Sam and Lori Chaloner
SIBLINGS: I have a little brother. His name’s Justin. He’s 11.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Chemistry
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME? Sleep.
FAVORITE FOOD: Italian
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: I like Country music.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Baby Mama[more]
FAVORITE TV SHOW: George Lopez
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? Barbies
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Playing softball at ASU and studying athletic training.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? My grandparents, because no matter how things are they always tell me that everything’s going to work out fine; pretty much to just keep calm and carry on.
FAVORITE THING ABOUT SOFTBALL: My team
WHAT’S YOUR APPROACH AT THE PLATE? Take advantage of every opportunity I get.
WHAT’S YOUR APPROACH IN THE FIELD? Be smart, know where I’m going.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? We’re in a really good place right now. We just need to keep it up.
WHAT'S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT TO THE SEASON SO FAR? The Van Buren Tournament.
WHAT'S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT STATE? Make sure we stay focused how we are right now and that we don’t get ahead of ourselves so that we don’t lose at the wrong time.
TALK ABOUT YOUR GAME. WHAT ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT IN YOUR ABILITY TO DO? Fielding.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST IN PRACTICE TO IMPROVE ON? Hitting.
AFTER YOU'RE THROUGH PLAYING SOFTBALL AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU'LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? All the girls that I’ve played with throughout high school and even before then; just seeing everyone who’s been here and who’s left. It’s just crazy.