Resolution J4449-2013

Congratulating the Chautauqua Lake Girls Varsity Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the Class C New York State Title



  • Apr 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Apr 9, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating the Chautauqua Lake Girls Varsity
Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing  the  Class  C  New  York
State Title

WHEREAS,  Excellence  and  success  in  competitive  sports  can only be
achieved  through  strenuous  practice,  team  play,  and  team  spirit,
nurtured by dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the intent of this Legislative Body to recognize those
young people within our community, who, by achieving outstanding success
in athletic competitions, have  inspired  and  brought  pride  to  their
school district and community; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late the Chautauqua Lake Girls Varsity Basketball Team upon the occasion
of capturing the New York State Class C Championship; and
  WHEREAS,  Chautauqua  Lake  won  the Class C Championship by defeating
Hoosick Valley 47-36 at Hudson Valley Community  College  on  March  16,
2014; and
  WHEREAS, Chautauqua Lake ended the season with an impressive record of
24-1,  with  a winning streak of 21 straight games; they were also unde-
feated in league play, and overcame being ranked as the only number four
seed coming out of sectionals; and
  WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is  due  in  great
part to the dedication and efforts of Coach Eric Schuster, who displayed
leadership,  humility,  and  motivation  throughout  the  course  of the
season; and
  WHEREAS, The team members were loyally and enthusiastically  supported
by family, fans, friends, and the community at large; 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
  WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to publicly  recog-
nize  those  high  school  athlete-scholars  who  have  achieved notable
success in this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  the Chautauqua Lake Girls Varsity Basketball Team: Ryleigh
Hawkins, Katie Doyle, Tara Hunt, Ashley Moulton, Taylor Phelps, Courtney
Hewes, Dani Barrows, Samantha Bauer, Melanie McCutcheon,  Jenna  Einink,
Jesse  Zenns,  Ashton  Albanesius,  and  Coach  Eric  Schuster  on their
outstanding season and overall team record; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to each team member, and to Coach Eric Schuster.


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