HR521: Commending the Radford High School girls' cross country team.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 521

Offered February 15, 2021
Commending the Radford High School girls' cross country team.
Patron-- Hurst

WHEREAS, the Radford High School girls’ cross country team won the Virginia High School League Class 2 state championship at Green Hill Park in Salem on November 16, 2019; and

WHEREAS, with three runners earning top 10 finishes, the Radford High School Bobcats tallied 50 points on the day for a decisive victory in the team event; and

WHEREAS, Emma Hastings-Crummey, Abby Barnes, and Anneliese Stewart led the way with sixth, seventh, and eighth place finishes, respectively, while Angie Lin and Ellie Buskill rounded out the Radford Bobcats’ strong showing with 11th and 29th place finishes, respectively; and

WHEREAS, the championship win gave the Radford girls’ cross country team their fifth state title in seven years following the squad’s string of dominance from 2013 to 2016; and

WHEREAS, after battling back from several injuries in 2018, the success of the Radford Bobcats is a testament to the hard work and determination of the student-athletes, the leadership and encouragement of their coaches and teachers, and the unwavering support of the entire Radford High School community; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Radford High School girls’ cross country team hereby be commended for winning the 2019 Virginia High School League Class 2 state championship; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Mike Carrow, coach of the Radford High School girls’ cross country team, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the team’s achievement and best wishes for the future.