TO CONGRATULATE THE SALUDA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS ON AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO HONOR THEM FOR WINNING THE SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS 2A GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
Whereas, the South Carolina Senate is proud to recognize the Saluda High School girls basketball team for winning the South Carolina Class 2A Girls Basketball State Championship on March 3, 2021 at the University of South Carolina Aiken; and
Whereas, this historic win marks the program's first state championship in school history and its first appearance in a state championship game since 1954; and
Whereas, in the championship game, Saluda High School defeated Silver Bluff High School by a score of 61-41; and
Whereas, with an exceptional season overall, the team was undefeated going into the championship game; and
Whereas, the Saluda High School girls basketball team has flourished under the leadership and guidance of Coach Jeanette Wilder, who earned her three hundredth career victory this season; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate appreciate the pride and recognition that the Saluda High School girls basketball team has brought to its school and community and look forward to a future filled with further accomplishments by the team and its talented athletes. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, congratulate the Saluda High School girls basketball team, coaches, and school officials on an outstanding season and honor them for winning the South Carolina Class 2A Girls Basketball State Championship.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to the Saluda High School girls basketball team, Coach Jeanette Wilder, and Principal Robert Etheredge.