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PHOTOS: Concord girl battling cancer throws out first pitch at Fenway

  • Avery Smith of Concord takes aim before delivering the first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday night. Courtesy of Boston Red Sox via Twitter

  • Avery Smith (back) and Colin Smith walk along the warning track of the Green Monster on Thursday night. Courtesy of Chris Smith

  • Avery Smith and Colin Smith pose with “Wally” before the Red Sox game on Thursday night. Courtesy of Chris Smith


Monitor staff
Friday, September 14, 2018

Avery Smith of Concord threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park on Thursday in Boston as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Night. Avery, a kindergartner at Christa McAuliffe School, was diagnosed with leukemia in April of 2017 and has been undergoing treatment at Children’s Hosptial at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Readers can support Avery and Team brAVERY in the CHaD Hero Run by visiting CHaDhero.org, clicking the donate button and searching for Avery or her team.