Congratulating the Baldwin Boys Basketball Team and Coach Darius Burton upon the occasion of capturing the Nassau Class AA Championship

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  • 03 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
  • 17 / Apr / 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Baldwin Boys Basketball Team
and Coach Darius Burton upon the occasion of capturing the Nassau Class
AA Championship

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
WHEREAS; The Baldwin Boys Basketball Team are the Nassau Class AA
Champions; and
WHEREAS, On Saturday, March 2, 2013, the Baldwin Bruins defeated
Uniondale 64-44, winning its third county title in six years; in addi-
tion, the Bruins defeated MacArthur by a score of 56-38 on Monday,
February 11, 2013, in order to claim Baldwin's third straight Nassau
Conference AA-II Championship; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Darius Burton and assistant coaches, John
Henry and Anthony Biscardi, skilled and inspirational tutors, respected
for their ability to develop potential into excellence; and
WHEREAS, The team's overall record of 17-4 is outstanding, and the
team members were loyally and enthusiastically supported by family,
fans, friends and the community at large; and
WHEREAS, The hallmarks of the Baldwin Boys Basketball Team, from the
opening game of the season to participation in the championship, were a
brotherhood of athletic ability, of good sportsmanship, of honor and of
scholarship, demonstrating that these team players are second to none;
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, Coach Darius Burton and his dedicated staff have done a
superb job in guiding, molding and inspiring the team members toward
their goals; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Coach Darius Burton and these outstanding athletes
have clearly made a contribution to the spirit of excellence which is a
tradition of their school; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the Baldwin Boys Basketball Team; its members: Mike Abra-
hams, Dmarco Barnes, Oluwa Bembury, Jared Bradford, Michael Butler,
Michael Doyle, Travais Hylton, Matt Lyle, Eric Mack, Elijah McMillan,
Dan Nwalor, Sidney Pigott, MiKing Richardson, Brian Robins, Jovaun
Tomlinson, Elijah Tucker, Jordan Williams, and Paul Nosworthy, and Head
Coach Darius Burton, Assistant Coaches Jon Henry and Anthony Biscardi on
their outstanding season and overall team record; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Baldwin Boys Basketball Team and to the aforementioned


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