SJ5013: Commending the Wakefield High School boys' basketball team.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 5013

Offered April 8, 2014
Commending the Wakefield High School boys' basketball team.
Patrons-- Ebbin; Delegate: Lopez

WHEREAS, for the second consecutive year, the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team earned a spot in the Virginia High School League Group 5A state championship final four; and

WHEREAS, the Wakefield Warriors Head Coach Tony Bentley was named Conference Coach of the Year for the second consecutive year and the Group 5A North Region’s 2014 Regional Coach of the Year; and

WHEREAS, by beating the previously undefeated Potomac High School team 70 - 66 in the 5A North Region Championship game, the Wakefield High School Boys Basketball team represented the 5A North Region as the top seed in the Group 5A state tournament with an impressive overall record of 27 wins and 5 losses; and

WHEREAS, the Wakefield Warriors were led by junior Dominique Tham, the Capitol Conference 2013 Defensive Player of the Year and the 5A North Region’s 2014 Regional Player of the Year; and

WHEREAS, the Wakefield Warriors have finished among the top eight teams four times in the past 10 years and advanced to the state semifinal three times in the past nine years; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team for their exceptional 2013 - 2014 season; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Tony Bentley, the head coach of the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team, as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the team’s outstanding performance.


SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 5013
Commending the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team.
 
Agreed to by the Senate, April 8, 2014
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, April 8, 2014
 

WHEREAS, for the second consecutive year, the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team earned a spot in the Virginia High School League Group 5A state championship final four; and

WHEREAS, the Wakefield Warriors Head Coach Tony Bentley was named Conference Coach of the Year for the second consecutive year and the Group 5A North Region’s 2014 Regional Coach of the Year; and

WHEREAS, by beating the previously undefeated Potomac High School team 70–66 in the 5A North Region Championship game, the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team represented the 5A North Region as the top seed in the Group 5A state tournament with an impressive overall record of 27 wins and 5 losses; and

WHEREAS, the Wakefield Warriors were led by junior Dominique Tham, the Capitol Conference 2013 Defensive Player of the Year and the 5A North Region’s 2014 Regional Player of the Year; and

WHEREAS, the Wakefield Warriors have finished among the top eight teams four times in the past 10 years and advanced to the state semifinal three times in the past nine years; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team for their exceptional 2013–2014 season; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Tony Bentley, the head coach of the Wakefield High School boys’ basketball team, as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the team’s outstanding performance.