Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Valparaiso High School, Valparaiso, Indiana, boys cross country team for winning the Indiana High School Athletic Association 2000 boys cross country state championship.



Ayres, Cheney




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Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION congratulating the Valparaiso High School, Valparaiso, Indiana, boys cross country team for winning the Indiana High School Athletic Association 2000 boys cross country state championship.

    Whereas, The Valparaiso High School boys cross country team won the Indiana High School Athletic Association 2000 state championship, finishing 32 points ahead of runner-up Carmel;

    Whereas, The Vikings began the season ranked 11th in the state, but by the fourth week of the season, the boys had moved up to No. 1, a position they kept for the rest of the season;

    Whereas, The team was undefeated throughout the regular season and won the New Prairie Invitational, the Culver Invitational, the Hobart Invitational, and the DAC conference meet;

    Whereas, The Vikings were perfect throughout the state tournament, winning the sectional, regional, semi-state, and state championships;

    Whereas, The Vikings had three runners place in the top 25 in the state meet, senior Joe Dillabaugh, 11th; junior Eric Fleming, 14th; and sophomore Jeff Kent, 18th;

    Whereas, In addition to their championship, six Vikings captured All-State honors, including Joe Dillabaugh, first

team; Eric Fleming and Jeff Kent, second team; Ryan Hopper, third team; Matt Costakis, honorable mention; and John Vigilante, Academic All-State; and

    Whereas, Diligence and hard work usually pay great rewards: 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 wishes to congratulate the Valparaiso High School boys cross country team on winning the state championship and wish its members continued success.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to team members Walter Booker, Matt Costakis, Joe Dillabaugh, Eric Fleming, Ryan Hopper, Andrew Jeha, Kyle Jones, Jeff Kent, Patrick Lieneck, Patrick Quinn, Ben Sundy, and John Vigilante, assistant coach Mike Prow, head coach Brett Polizotto, athletic director A. T. Rasmussen, and principal Kenneth A. Brist.