Bill Text: VA HR655 | 2018 | 1st Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Commending the Lake Taylor High School boys' basketball team.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-05-31 - Presented and laid on Speaker's table 18200246D [HR655 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2018-HR655-Introduced.html
18200246D
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 655
Offered May 31, 2018
Commending the Lake Taylor High School boys' basketball team.
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Patron-- Lindsey
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WHEREAS, the Lake Taylor High School boys' basketball team claimed the first state title in the team's history, winning the Virginia High School League Class 4 state championship on March 10, 2018; and

WHEREAS, in a dramatic state finish, the Lake Taylor High School Titans defeated the John Handley High School Judges by a score of 72 - 66 in double overtime; and

WHEREAS, senior Dereon Seabron led the Lake Taylor Titans with a game-high 24 points, including a game-tying free throw with less than a second left in regulation time, and he became the first Lake Taylor player named as the All-Tidewater Boys Basketball Player of the Year; and

WHEREAS, Lake Taylor also had standout performances from Dee'vaughn Blackwell, who scored 15 points off the bench, and Joe Bryant, who recorded 13 points and eight rebounds; and

WHEREAS, the victory was the first state championship win for head coach Kenny Brown, who previously led the team to a state final appearance in 2016; and

WHEREAS, throughout the season, the Lake Taylor Titans enjoyed the support of friends, family, and the faculty and administrators of Lake Taylor High School; and

WHEREAS, the Lake Taylor Titans' state championship win is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all the student-athletes and the leadership and guidance of coaches and staff; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Lake Taylor High School boys' basketball team hereby be commended on winning the Virginia High School League Class 4 state championship in 2018; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Kenny Brown, head coach of the Lake Taylor High School boys' basketball team, as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for the team's exceptional achievements.

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