J2194

Congratulating the Minisink Valley High School Varsity Wrestling Team and Head Coach Kevin Gallagher upon the occasion of capturing ...

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J2194


Senate Resolution No. 2194

BY: Senator MARTUCCI

CONGRATULATING the Minisink Valley High School
Varsity Wrestling Team and Head Coach Kevin
Gallagher upon the occasion of capturing the 2022
NYSPHSAA Division 1 Championship

WHEREAS, Individual and team championships are highly sought after
in high school sports; this Legislative Body commends rare athletic
achievements and pays special recognition to those who pursue such
excellence and become examples for the youth of this great Empire State;
and

WHEREAS, Athletic competition helps to enhance both the moral and
physical development of young athletes, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the importance of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, and developing a sense of fair play and competition; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to congratulate the
Minisink Valley High School Varsity Wrestling Team upon the occasion of
capturing the 2022 NYSPHSAA Division 1 Championship; and

WHEREAS, To the praise and applause of their excited fans, for the
first time since 1975, Section 9 won the Sectional team race at the
NYSPHSAA wrestling tournament by scoring a total of 155.5 points, the
most points ever scored by a team in the history of the New York State
tournament; and

WHEREAS, The Warriors crowned three state champions and had a total
of six wrestlers place in the Top 4 in what wound up being a
record-setting performance; and

WHEREAS, Proudly donning the school's colors of Forest and White,
family, friends, and the community at large loyally and enthusiastically
supported the Warriors throughout their journey as they ended their
season with an impressive overall record; and

WHEREAS, In a sport such as wrestling, which demands athletic
prowess, speed and agility, Head Coach Kevin Gallagher; Assistant
Coaches Scott Hendershot, Ross Potter, Brendan Byrne and Mike Raccioppi;
and Modified Coaches Dan Gallo and Travis Edwards worked hard to hone
the skills of this championship team, teaching these outstanding
athletes lessons which will prove invaluable both on and off the mat;
and

WHEREAS, Coach Kevin Gallagher and all of the outstanding athletes
on the Minisink Valley High School Varsity Wrestling Team have clearly
utilized dedication, determination and teamwork in providing a lasting
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 members of the Minisink Valley High School Varsity
Wrestling Team: Joseph Uhrig, Quinten Morgan, Anthony Tresch, Ethan
Gallo, Andrew Filip, Zack Filip, Liam Holmes, PJ Duke, Wyatt Boice,

Mikey Altomer, Joe Sullivan, Zak Mckernan, Aiden Gove, Eric Tigue, Tyler
Dumond, Zack Ryder, George Racz, Luke Greiner, and Sophia Macaluso; Head
Coach Kevin Gallagher; Assistant Coaches Scott Hendershot, Ross Potter,
Brendan Byrne, and Mike Raccioppi; and Modified Coaches Dan Gallo and
Travis Edwards on their outstanding season and overall team record; and
be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the members of the Minisink Valley High School Varsity
Wrestling Team, Head Coach Kevin Gallagher, Assistant Coaches Scott
Hendershot, Ross Potter, Brendan Byrne and Mike Raccioppi, and Modified
Coaches Dan Gallo and Travis Edwards.

actions

  • 30 / Mar / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 05 / Apr / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 05 / Apr / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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