The 4 The Heroes All-Star Game, featuring 50 talented senior players from the San Antonio, Texas area, is just two and a half weeks away—June 4th at St. Mary’s University— and will showcase outstanding players such as Camille Corona, the record-setting infielder from Dripping Springs (Texas) High, who has her Tigers’ team (36-2) just one game away from the Region finals in the Texas state playoffs.
Camille will compete for the North team in the 4 The Heroes game, which will be led by her coach, Wade Womack. The contest will be live streamed here on Extra Inning Softball.
The infielder is having an All-American-caliber year with school records in several categories: a .647 batting average, 72 runs scored, 75 hits and 14 triples. She also has four home runs and 41 stolen bases.
Camille also holds Dripping Springs High softball career records with a .521 batting average, 255 hits, 194 runs scored and 145 stolen bases.
Here’s more on the outstanding player who signed with the Texas Longhorns in November of 2018.
Name: CAMILLE CORONA
High School: Dripping Springs (Texas)
Club Team: Blaze United 18U
College: University of Texas
Signed to play for the University of Texas! Thank you to everyone who has helped me, especially my coaches and parents. Hook em! 🥎🤘🏽 pic.twitter.com/IAmUUTlhJz
Signed to play for the University of Texas! Thank you to everyone who has helped me, especially my coaches and parents. Hook em! 🥎🤘🏽 pic.twitter.com/IAmUUTlhJz— Camille Corona (@CamilleCorona) November 14, 2018
- 2019 VYPE Preseason Austin Area Player of the Year,
- 2019 MaxPreps Preseason All-American 2nd Team,
- 2019 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Central Texas Allstar,
- 2019 Greater Austin All-star,
- 2019 Texas High School Coaches Association Softball Academic All-State,
- 2019 Student Body Vice President,
- 2019 National Honor Society
- Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) 5/6A All Star - 2018
- Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) 5A All State - 2017, 2018
- Texas Sportswriters Association (TXSWA) 5A All State - 2017, 2018
- Texas UIL All (State) Tournament Team - 2017
- Texas UIL District 26-5A Defensive MVP - 2018
- Texas UIL District 26-5A 1st Team - 2016, 2017, 2018
- Texas UIL District 25-5A Defensive MVP - 2016
- Austin American Statesman All Centex 1st Team - 2018
- Austin American Statesman All Centex 2nd Team - 2017
- Austin American Statesman All Centex Newcomer of the Year - 2016
- Dripping Springs High School Softball Team MVP - 2018
- Dripping Springs High School Softball Offense MVP - 2017
- Dripping Springs High School Softball Defensive MVP - 2016
- Class Vice President- Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
What position(s) will you play for the University of Texas?
Wherever they put me!
What’s been your favorite softball memory or experience so far?
Going to the state tournament with my high school team in 2017.
What does playing in the 4 The Heroes All-Star Game mean for you?
It is great to play the game I love while bringing attention to an organization that does great things for those who have served our country. Also, I get to play with girls I have known for years and have fun.
What are your thoughts as to what 4 The Heroes represents?
4 The Heroes is a great organization that gives back to the men and women that serve our country like my great uncle, Charles.
What factors went in to you deciding to play in the 4 The Heroes All-Star Game?
I love 4 The Heroes because it brings attention to giving back to those who have sacrificed everything for our freedom.
How did you find out you made the game?
I was presented a jersey before a game between us and San Antonio Johnson High by Scott Smith (Texas Bombers) and John Bacon (Chairman of the Board, 4 The Heroes Foundation).
Do you play other sports?
I run cross country.
What makes softball special for you?
Softball has been my whole life and I am grateful for the people I have met and the opportunities it has given me.
What’s something about you that most people don’t know?
I am a fully-trained barista (prepares and serves different types of coffee).