Resolution J2666-2013

Congratulating the Baldwinsville Varsity Baseball Team on capturing the New York State Class AA Championship



  • Jun 20, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 19, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Baldwinsville Varsity Baseball
Team  upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Class AA Champi-

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports  can  be  achieved
only  through  strenuous  practice,  teamwork,  and a dedicated coaching
staff; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to  recognize  those
young  people within the State of New York who, by achieving outstanding
success in athletic competition, have  inspired  and  brought  pride  to
their school and community; 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 Baldwinsville Varsity Baseball Team from C.W. Baker  High
School  in Baldwinsville, New York, defeated Clarence High School with a
score of 4-1 on June 8, 2013, to win the New York State Class AA Champi-
onship, the team's first-ever state title; and
  WHEREAS, Athletically  and  academically,  these  outstanding  players
proved  to be an unbeatable combination of talents, reflecting favorably
on their school and the entire Baldwinsville community; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by  the  Baldwinsville  Varsity
Baseball  Team  is  due  in great part to the efforts of Head Coach Dave
Penafeather and Assistant Coaches Mark Bader, Chris Savacool,  and  John
Pallotta;  these  skilled  coaches  have  helped  develop potential into
excellence; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the Baldwinsville Varsity Baseball season, members
of the team were always loyally and enthusiastically supported by  fami-
ly, friends and fans from throughout the entire community; and
  WHEREAS,  Members  of  the Baldwinsville Varsity Baseball Team rallied
behind one another in establishing a brotherhood of athletic ability and
good sportsmanship, demonstrating that these team players are second  to
none; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Baldwinsville Varsity Baseball Team upon  the  occasion
of  the  team's  New York State Class AA Championship whose members are:
Gage Blasi, Scott Blewett, Michael Borek, Kevin Carson,  Colin  Conklin,
Brett  DeLola,  Joshua  Demoski,  Nicholas  Harper, Zachary Leo, Gabe J.
Levanti, Casey McAllister, John  Mercurio,  Dennis  Merryweather,  Jacob
Norton,  Kevin  Paul, Joshua Savacool, James Schmidt, and Ian Spaulding;
and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the aforementioned players and coaches of  the  Baldwinsville
Varsity Baseball Team.


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