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Student Athlete of the Week Diego Castro

Although he thinks of himself as a defense-first catcher, Niwot High School baseball senior Diego Castro has made an equally large impact this season with his bat. The Cougar backstop sports a .429 batting average through April 23 with a team-leading 18 RBIs.

Last year, he hit just .162 in a similar number of plate appearances. Castro credited an offseason of facing pitching machines that allowed...


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