HJ5171: Commending the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 5171
Commending the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, September 18, 2014
Agreed to by the Senate, September 18, 2014

 

WHEREAS, the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team won the Senior League State Tournament on July 20, 2014, at Dream Fields in Kilmarnock; and

WHEREAS, the Richmond County Senior League Team was undefeated in the State Tournament and defeated the Clarke County team 6 - 1 in the final to claim the state title; and

WHEREAS, fielding several experienced players, the Richmond County Senior League Team included eight members of the Rappahannock High School Team, which won the 2014 Virginia High School League Group 1A State Tournament; and

WHEREAS, by winning the State Tournament, the Richmond County Senior League Team earned their way in the Southeast Regional Tournament in Florida, where they advanced to the semifinals; and

WHEREAS, each of the players—Megan Baughan, Meredith Slaw, Hailee Green, Courtney Berhalter, Megan Elbourn, Lexi Hanks, Makayla Rapp, Alexi Taylor, Karli Taylor, Maeve Collins, Jenna Whelan, Mary Alyce Bronner, and Sarina Darby—worked hard throughout the season to achieve victory; and

WHEREAS, the team also benefited from the guidance and leadership of the coaches—Mike Slaw, Lisa Whelan, and Steve Elbourn—and the enthusiastic support of the entire Richmond County community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team on winning the 2014 Little League State Tournament along with their success in Florida; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team as an expression of the General Assembly’s congratulations and admiration for the team’s accomplishments.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 5171

Offered August 29, 2014
Commending the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team.
Patrons-- Ransone; Senator: McDougle

WHEREAS, the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team won the Senior League State Tournament on July 20, 2014, at Dream Fields in Kilmarnock; and

WHEREAS, the Richmond County Senior League Team was undefeated in the State Tournament and defeated the Clarke County team 6 - 1 in the final to claim the state title; and

WHEREAS, fielding several experienced players, the Richmond County Senior League Team included eight members of the Rappahannock High School Team, which won the 2014 Virginia High School League Group 1A State Tournament; and

WHEREAS, by winning the State Tournament, the Richmond County Senior League Team earned their way in the Southeast Regional Tournament in Florida, where they advanced to the semifinals; and

WHEREAS, each of the players—Megan Baughan, Meredith Slaw, Hailee Green, Courtney Berhalter, Megan Elbourn, Lexi Hanks, Makayla Rapp, Alexi Taylor, Karli Taylor, Maeve Collins, Jenna Whelan, Mary Alyce Bronner, and Sarina Darby—worked hard throughout the season to achieve victory; and

WHEREAS, the team also benefited from the guidance and leadership of the coaches—Mike Slaw, Lisa Whelan, and Steve Elbourn—and the enthusiastic support of the entire Richmond County community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team on winning the 2014 Little League State Tournament along with their success in Florida; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Richmond County Senior League All-Star Softball Team as an expression of the General Assembly’s congratulations and admiration for the team’s accomplishments.