J762

Congratulating Williamsville North wrestler Cameron Catrabone upon the occasion of winning the Freshman Division Title

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Senate Resolution No. 762

BY: Senator RATH

CONGRATULATING Williamsville North wrestler
Cameron Catrabone upon the occasion of winning the
Freshman Division Title at the National High School
Coaches Association Tournament

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
Williamsville North wrestler Cameron Catrabone upon the occasion of
winning the Freshman Division Title at the National High School Coaches
Association Tournament on Sunday, April 25, 2021, in Virginia Beach,
Virginia; and

WHEREAS, Cameron Catrabone, a freshman at Williamsville North High
School in Buffalo, New York, won Section VI Wrestling Championships as a
middle schooler in 2019 and 2020; to the praise and applause of his
excited fans, this extraordinary young man reached another level of
success when he defeated Judah Aybar of Manchester, Maryland, on a 6-5
decision to capture the Championship; and

WHEREAS, At 132 pounds, this marks Cameron Catrabone's sixth victory
without a loss over three days in the tournament; on Friday, April 23,
2021, he gained victories over Riley Humphrey of Auxvasse, Missouri, and
Keegan Logan of Indianapolis on technical falls, then scored a fall over
Ryder Machado of Milford, Pennsylvania, in 1:42; and

WHEREAS, On Saturday, April 24, 2021, Cameron Catrabone defeated
D'mitri Alarcon of Fort Lupton, Colorado, 7-5, in a match sent to
overtime; that same day he scored a fall in 3:47 over E.J. Parco of
Danville, California; and

WHEREAS, In his first trip to the national tournament, Cameron
Catrabone is believed to be the first Western New York wrestler to win
this esteemed event since 2015; and

WHEREAS, In a sport such as wrestling, which demands athletic
prowess, speed and agility, Head Coach Mickey Moran worked hard to hone
the skills of this champion, teaching this outstanding athlete lessons
which will prove invaluable both on and off the mat; and

WHEREAS, Cameron Catrabone has clearly utilized dedication,
determination and teamwork in providing a lasting contribution to the
spirit of excellence which is a tradition of his school; now, therefore,
be it


RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Cameron Catrabone upon the occasion of winning the Freshman
Division Title at the National High School Coaches Association
Tournament; and be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Cameron Catrabone and Head Coach Mickey Moran.

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  • 05 / May / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / May / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / May / 2021
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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