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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 59

(By Senators Chafin, Kessler (Mr. President), Stollings, Williams, Cole, Carmichael and Unger)

 

Congratulating the Tug Valley High School Boys’ Basketball Team for winning the 2013 West Virginia Class A Basketball State Championship.

    Whereas, Tug Valley High School is located in Naugatuck, in the County of Mingo, and has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence; and

    Whereas, Tug Valley High School is the home of the Tug Valley Panthers Boys’ Basketball Team; and

    Whereas, The Tug Valley Panthers completed an amazing 2013 basketball season, finishing with a record of 25-3 and winning the Region III Section II Championship and the Region III Championship, qualifying them for the 2013 West Virginia State Basketball Tournament; and

    Whereas, The Tug Valley High School athletic program is led by Principal Johnny Branch and Athletic Director Tony Clusky; and

    Whereas, The Tug Valley Panthers are led by coaches Garland Thompson, Thomas Newsome, Stan Elkins and Tyler Hodge; and

    Whereas, The Tug Valley team consists of players Austin Brewer, Corey Dillon, Aaron Muncy, Mikey Newsome, Thomas Baisden, Ethan Hager, Austin Baisden, Aaron Copley, Austin Kitchen, Dwayne Marcum, Shane Marcum, Kyle Newsome, Hayden Sturgell, Calvin Blankenship, Dylan Dotson, Corbin Oliver, Chandler Runyon and Tyler Workman; and

    Whereas, Four team members were selected to the All-State Basketball Team for Class A; and

    Whereas, Those All-State honorees were Austin Brewer and Mikey Newsome for First Team and Thomas Baisden and Aaron Muncy with Honorable Mention; and

    Whereas, The Tug Valley Panthers displayed their strong will, fierce determination, camaraderie and faith for an entire season and will be remembered as the first boys’ basketball team in West Virginia high school sports history to win two consecutive state championships, moving from one classification to another; and

    Whereas, This historic milestone was accomplished in the 100th year of West Virginia high school basketball; and

    Whereas, The Tug Valley Panthers were most ably supported by their classmates, faculty, families and community throughout the season, without whose generous support their historic season could not have been achieved; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Senate:

    That the Senate hereby congratulates the Tug Valley High School Boys’ Basketball Team for winning the 2013 West Virginia Class A Basketball State Championship; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Senate acknowledges the dedication and commitment of each individual coach and player, which resulted in the Tug Valley Panthers’ historic championship season; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Tug Valley Panthers Boys’ Basketball Team.

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