Congratulating the Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team upon the occasion of capturing the NYSPHSAA Class D Championship

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

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Batavia Notre Dame Girls
Basketball Team and Coach Dave Pero upon the occasion of capturing the
New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D Champion-

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 Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team are the New York
State Class D Champions; on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2013, the
Fighting Irish defeated Oriskany by a score of 52- 40 to win the New
York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D Championship
at Hudson Valley Community College's McDonough Athletic Complex in Troy,
New York; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Dave Pero, a skilled and inspirational
tutor, respected for his ability to develop potential into excellence;
WHEREAS, The team's overall record of 23-2 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 Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball
Team, from the opening game of the season to participation in the cham-
pionship, were a sisterhood of athletic ability, of good sportsmanship,
of honor and of scholarship, demonstrating that these team players are
second to none; and
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 Dave Pero has 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 Dave Pero 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 Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team, and Coach
Dave Pero on their outstanding season and overall team record; and be it
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Batavia Notre Dame Girls Basketball Team and to Coach
Dave Pero.


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