Resolution J1226-2013

Congratulating the Lake George Varsity Boys Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the 2013 New York State Class C Championship

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  • Apr 16, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 11, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  the  Lake  George  Varsity Boys
Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the 2013 New  York  State
Class C Championship

WHEREAS,  Excellence  and  success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured  by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
  WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling  in  them  the  value  of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
  WHEREAS, The Lake George Varsity Boys  Basketball  Team  captured  the
Class  C  New  York  State  Public High School Athletic Association Boys
Basketball Championship with a 55-45 upset win over No. 1 Pine Plains at
the Glens Falls Civic Center; and
  WHEREAS, Outsized, the Lake George Warriors overcame  the  substantial
height  advantage  of  Pine  Plains and defeated the Bombers in front of
5,000 fans; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by the  2012-2013  Lake  George
Varsity Boys Basketball Team is due in great part to the efforts of Head
Coach  Dave Jones, a skilled and inspirational mentor, respected for his
ability to develop potential into excellence; and
  WHEREAS, The team's undefeated record is  outstanding,  and  the  team
members  were  loyally  and  enthusiastically supported by family, fans,
friends and the community at large; and
  WHEREAS, The hallmarks of  the  2012-2013  Lake  George  Varsity  Boys
Basketball  Team,  from  the opening game of the season to capturing the
Class C New York State Public  High  School  Athletic  Association  Boys
Basketball Championship, were a brotherhood of athletic ability, of good
sportsmanship,  of  honor  and  of scholarship, demonstrating that these
team players are second to none; and
  WHEREAS, Athletically and academically, the team members  have  proven
themselves to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favor-
ably on their school and community; and
  WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment;  Head  Coach  Dave  Jones  and the 2012-2013 Lake George
Varsity Boys Basketball Team's outstanding athletes have clearly made  a
contribution  to  the spirit of excellence which is a tradition of their
school; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate the 2012-2013 Lake George Varsity Boys Basketball Team; its
members:  Tyler Brown, Kyle Jones, Joel Wincowski, Zack Zayachek, Andrew
Zibro,  Tyler  Prime, Connor McCoy, Alex Labruzzo, Greg Rosenthal, Ethan
Wincowski, Matt Bureau, Duncan Mularz, Nate Fidd and Jeff Naftaly;  Head
Coach  Dave  Jones,  Assistant Coaches Tim Kissane, Greg Luckenbaugh and
Blake White, and Manager Willie Arnold, on their New York State Class  C
Championship,  their  outstanding  season  and  league championship, and
their overall team record; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the 2012-2013 Lake George Varsity Boys Basketball Team and to
Head Coach Dave Jones.

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