Resolution J4438-2013

Congratulating the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Tier III 14U Boys Hockey Team on capturing the New York State Championship

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  • Apr 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Apr 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 4, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel
Tier  III  14U  Boys  Hockey Team upon the occasion of capturing the New
York State Championship

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports  can  be  achieved
only  through disciplined practice, strong teamwork, and good sportsman-
ship, 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 hard work, and by encouraging a standard
of healthy living; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those young athletic teams within the State of New York that,
by achieving outstanding success in athletic competition, have  inspired
and brought great pride to their communities; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is hereby justly proud to congratulate
the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel Tier III 14-Under  Boys  Hockey  Team
upon  the  occasion  of capturing the New York State Championship Title;
the tournament was hosted by the New York State Amateur  Hockey  Associ-
ation in Amherst on March 9, 2014; and
  WHEREAS,  In  order  to  advance  to the final championship round, the
Onondaga Thunder Bantam Tier III 14U Boys Hockey Team defeated the Cort-
land Flames in the semifinals; and
  WHEREAS, Then at the final game, the Onondaga  Thunder  Bantam  Travel
Tier  III 14U Boys Hockey Team defeated the Tri-Town Timberwolves with a
score of 5-1 to capture the New York State Championship; and
  WHEREAS, The win marked the second consecutive state championship  for
the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel Tier III 14U Boys Hockey Team; and
  WHEREAS,  No  team  can  succeed  without outstanding skill and talent
throughout its entire roster; such as is the case for the Onondaga Thun-
der Bantam Travel Tier III 14U Boys Hockey Team whose  members  include:
John  D.  Austin,  Tyler  Bonferraro, Peyton Bowler, Douglas M. DeMarche
III, William Eimas-Dietrich, Carson Ferguson, Matthew Goddard,  Christo-
pher  Hurley  II, Anthony Jetter, Aidan Jordan, Benjamin Marschall, Cole
Mathews, Benjamin McCreary, Alex R.  Padula,  Thomas  B.  Ryu,  Liam  I.
Sherwood, Jonathan Smolen, Mikkal Toia, and Roger C. Wagner III; and
  WHEREAS,  The  talent  displayed by the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel
Tier III 14U Boys Hockey team is due  in  great  part  to  the  constant
encouragement and dedicated efforts of Head Coaches Robert A. Padula and
Curtis Jetter, and Team Manager Susan Carey; and
  WHEREAS,  Participation  in athletic competition instills in our youth
the important values of teamwork, pride,  and  accomplishment,  and  the
players  and  coaches of the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel Tier III 14U
Boys Hockey Team have clearly contributed to the pride of their  Central
New York community; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel Tier III 14U Boys Hockey
Team upon the occasion of capturing the New  York  State  Tier  III  14U
Championship Title; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the players and coaches of the Onondaga Thunder Bantam Travel
Tier III 14U Boys Hockey Team.

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