Scholar Athlete: Gia Reynosa, Holy Cross High School

KSAT 12 Sports and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio shine spotlight on local senior student athlete.

Gia Reynosa of Holy Cross High School is selected the Scholar Athlete of the Week for Sunday, September 11, 2022. (Mark Mendez, Copyright 2022 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – Meet Instant Replay’s newest Scholar Athlete of the Week, Gia Reynosa of Holy Cross High School.

Gia is a member and three-year starting pitcher of the varsity softball team. She also participates on the varsity soccer and track squads. She’s been named Second-Team All-District for soccer and was First-Team All-District in softball two years in a row. Gia is a two-time TAPPS State Champion in softball and struck out 18 batters in the championship game as a junior. Gia is the Student Council Class President and is a member of Campus Ministry. She also performs community service at the San Antonio Food Bank. She maintains a 3.6 GPA and is ranked 16th in her class. Gia plans to play collegiate softball after high school and major in Business.

WHAT MEMORIES DO YOU TAKE AWAY WITH YOU AS YOU LEAVE HIGH SCHOOL?

“My most favorite moment has to be winning the state softball title the first time and then winning state again the next year. A three-peat would be great for the senior year.”

WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR YOUR FELLOW STUDENTS?

“You have to have time management. You really have to focus on your academics, don’t get caught up and fall behind. Also, just enjoy high school. Time flies and it’s gone before you know it.”

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER YOU GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL?

“I want to play softball at the collegiate level and major in Business.”

Daniel P. Villanueva has worked with KSAT 12 for over 19 years and is an award-winning producer. To submit story ideas, email dvillanueva@ksat.com


About the Authors:

Daniel P. Villanueva has been with KSAT 12 since 2003 and is the producer of our weekly sports show, "Instant Replay." Villanueva is a graduate of St. Mary's University and is a TAPB and Lone Star Emmy award winner.