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Congratulating the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Athletic Teams and coaches on their outstanding 2012 Fall Season

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J1253


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High
School Athletic Teams and coaches for their outstanding 2012 Fall Season

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 as well as the encouragement
and love of family and friends; 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 values 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 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School has performed to
the highest abilities and has accomplished a superior season in many
sports, winning two State Championships and six Section II Champion-
ships; and
WHEREAS, The Varsity Football Team, led by Coach Matthew Shell, earned
the title of New York State Class A Division I Champions, Section II
Class A Champions, New York State Class A Champions and Ranked 1st in
the State while earning 12 victories in their Fall 2012 season and main-
taining a Scholar Athlete academic average of 93.6; and
WHEREAS, The Girls Volleyball Team, led by Coach Gary Bynon, earned
the title of North Division Champions, Class A Section II Champions,
Regional Champions and the New York State Class A Champions while earn-
ing 28 victories in their Fall 2012 season while maintaining a Scholar
Athlete academic average of 96.0, the highest average for Girls Volley-
ball in the State; and
WHEREAS, The Girls Cross Country Team, led by Coach Shaun Zepf, earned
the titles of Class A Section II Finalists, placed 3rd in the New York
State Federation and ranked 3rd in New York State while earning eight
victories throughout the season and maintained a Scholar Athlete academ-
ic average of 97.7; and
WHEREAS, The Girls Soccer Team, led by Coach Brian Bold, earned the
titles of Class A Section II Champions and were Regional Finalists while
earning 15 victories throughout their season while maintaining a Scholar
Athlete academic average of 93.4; and
WHEREAS, The Boys Cross Country Team, led by Coach Chip Button, earned
the rank of Class A Section II Finalists and ranked 20th in the New York
State Federation, while maintaining a Scholar Athlete academic average
of 94.7; and
WHEREAS, The Field Hockey Team, led by Coach Kelly Vrooman, earned the
title of Class B Sectional Champions and were regional finalists while
earning a Scholar Athlete academic average of 96.4; and
WHEREAS, The Girls Swimming Team, led by Coach Matt Turner, earned the
title of Section II Division II Champions and sent six girls to States,
winning five matches this year, while earning a Scholar Athlete academic
average of 93.8; and
WHEREAS, The Girls Tennis Team, led by Coach Karen Layton, earned the
title of Class A Section II Champions and were Regional Finalists,
winning 12 matches and earning a Scholar Athlete academic average of
96.4; and
WHEREAS, The Boys Volleyball team, led by Coach Paul Sanders, went on
to win 21 matches while earning a Scholar Athlete academic average of
92.7; and
WHEREAS, The High School Golf Team won seven competitions and one
player qualified for States, while the team earned a Scholar Athlete
average of 93.1; and

WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and the coaches and all of the exceptional 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 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School Athletic Teams
and coaches on their outstanding 2012 Fall Season and overall team
records; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Director of Physical Education and Athletics, Robert
McGuire, and to the outstanding Coaching Staff of the Burnt Hills-Ball-
ston Lake High School Athletic Teams of the Fall 2012 season.

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  • 12 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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