TO CONGRATULATE THE STRATFORD HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD TEAM AND COACHES FOR WINNING THE BERKELEY COUNTY GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP AND TO WISH THEM CONTINUED SUCCESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives is proud to recognize the Stratford High School girls track and field team for taking home the championship title from the Berkeley County Girls Track and Field Championship, held at Cane Bay High School in Summerville on April 20 and 21, 2022; and
Whereas, to the delight of their exuberant fans, the Stratford Lady Knights captured the Berkeley County track and field trophy by posting a score of 218 to defeat all comers, besting their nearest competitor, Philip Simmons at 173.5. Third and fourth place finishers trailed with Cane Bay posting 136 and Goose Creek 72; and
Whereas, for the Lady Knights, Dannielle Brown took the gold medals in the girls shot put at 37 feet 7 inches and in the girls discus at one hundred sixteen feet. Teammate Kaelan Pierce earned gold in the 3200 meters with a time of 12:25.23, while Jasmin Kelly accrued additional points for the Knights with first place in the javelin at 85 feet 3 inches. Additionally, Yasmine Cook took the gold in the girls high jump at 4 feet 10 inches. These fine athletes also took first place in the 4x100 relay race with a time of 49.58; and
Whereas, in a sport that demands speed, precision, and stamina, Head Coach Camille Toliver and her skilled coaching staff maximized their own skills and experience to produce a championship-caliber team and teach their athletes lessons that will stand them in good stead throughout their lives; and
Whereas, appreciating the pride and recognition that the members of the Stratford girls track team have brought to their school and community, the South Carolina House of Representatives looks forward to hearing of their continued accomplishments in the days ahead. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, congratulate the Stratford High School girls track and field team and coaches for winning the Berkeley County Girls Track and Field Championship and wish them continued success in the days ahead.