Bill Text: IN HCR0033 | 2010 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Honoring Center Grove HS girls softball team, Class 4A state champions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2010-02-08 - Returned to the House [HCR0033 Detail]

Download: Indiana-2010-HCR0033-Introduced.html

Introduced Version



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Center Grove High School girls softball team.


    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


Second Regular Session of the 116th General Assembly (2010)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Center Grove High School girls softball team.

    Whereas, On June 13, 2009, at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, the Center Grove High School girls softball team topped off a 33-3 season with a 2-0 victory over Harrison High School, West Lafayette, in the Indiana High School Athletic Association's Class 4A championship game;

    Whereas, The Trojans scored the only runs of the game in the third inning to claim their fifth state championship;

    Whereas, The fourth-ranked Trojans have made 11 appearances in the state championship, winning in 1986, 1995, 1998 (3A), and 2003 (3A);

    Whereas, Senior pitchers Sarah Franklin and Emily Gwaltney performed flawlessly in the championship game;

    Whereas, Starter Sarah Franklin allowed only one hit and one walk and reliever Emily Gwaltney struck out five of the six hitters she faced;

    Whereas, Ranked No. 1 in preseason, the Trojans had 26 shutouts over the entire season and allowed only 18 runs in 36 games;

    Whereas, Head coach Russ Milligan credits the seniors for the year's success, stating that they "lead by example"; and

    Whereas, Outstanding accomplishments such as this deserve special recognition: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates the Center Grove Trojans on their fifth IHSAA Class 4A softball state championship and wishes them continued success in all their future endeavors.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to all team members; head coach Russ Milligan; assistant coaches John Moran, Amy Wingler, Nathan Williamson, and Andrea Teevan; student manager Jon Clawson; athletic director Jon Zwitt; assistant athletic director Doug Schornick; Principal Matt Shockley; and Superintendent Dr. Steven Stephanoff.