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Congratulating the 2013 Bayport-Blue Point High School Boys Track Team and Coach Michael Zafonte for their outstanding season

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the 2013 Bayport-Blue Point High
School Boys Track Team and Coach Michael Zafonte for their outstanding
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; 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 2013 Bayport-Blue Point High School Boys Track Team
enjoyed an outstanding overall season and compiled a superb winning
record; the team was victorious at this year's New York State Outdoor
Track and Field Championship at Middletown High School; and
WHEREAS, Seniors John Antonacci, Jack Flood, Jared Gray, Bailey Imbo
and Harry Martin were named state champions as well as All-State
athletes; in addition, senior teammates, Chris Stelling and Adam LaFemi-
na were also honored with the title of All-State athlete, based on their
performances in the 4x800 meter relay; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Coach Michael Zafonte, a skilled and inspira-
tional mentor, respected for his ability to develop potential into
excellence; and
WHEREAS, The team's overall record 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 2013 Bayport-Blue Point High School Boys
Track Team, from the opening meet of the season to their performance at
the State Outdoor Track and Field Championship were a brotherhood 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 Michael Zafonte has done a superb job in guiding, mold-
ing and inspiring the team members toward their goals; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and Coach Michael Zafonte and the 2013 Bayport-Blue
Point High School Boys Track Team's 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 2013 Bayport-Blue Point High School Boys Track Team,
its members: John Antonacci, Jack Flood, Jared Gray, Bailey Imbo, Harry
Martin, Chris Stelling and Adam LaFemina; and Coach Michael Zafonte on
their outstanding season, overall team record; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the members of the 2013 Bayport-Blue Point High School Boys
Track Team, and to Coach Michael Zafonte.

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  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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