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HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Martinsville High School volleyball team for its victory in the Indiana High School Athletic Association Class 4A state volleyball championship.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Martinsville High School volleyball team for its victory in the Indiana High School Athletic Association Class 4A state volleyball championship.

    Whereas, On Saturday, November 5, at Hinkle Fieldhouse on the campus of Butler University, the Martinsville High School volleyball team defeated Cathedral High School to become the 2005 Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Class 4A state volleyball champions;

    Whereas, This victory marked the 37-2 Artesians' first volleyball state title since 1996, although they appeared in the state championship game in 1990, 1991, 1994, and 1995;

    Whereas, Martinsville trailed 11-10 in game one until senior middle blocker Jessica Breeden accounted for four straight points; Cathedral never came closer than two points the rest of the game;

    Whereas, Cathedral won game two, 25-10;

    Whereas, Game three was tight the entire way before the Artesians closed it out with three straight points, including kills by Danielle Goodnight and Mikindra Morin;

    Whereas, Danielle Goodnight finished game three with a double-double of 17 kills and 15 digs, and Mikindra Morin had a match-high 48 assists and a team-high 16 digs.

    Whereas, The fourth game was tied at 18 when Martinsville

took a 24-20 lead, and sealed the state title on a kill by Jessica Breeden, who helped the Artesians to a softball state championship last spring;

    Whereas, On the road to victory, the Artesians defeated number one ranked defending champion Muncie Central (34-4) in the semifinals;

    Whereas, The Artesians' Mikindra Morin was chosen as the Mental Attitude Award winner, whose recipients are players who excel in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership, and athletic ability in volleyball;

    Whereas, Mikindra Morin ranks 15th in her class of 345 with a 3.988 cumulative grade point average, is a National Honor Society student, and is a volunteer for the Humane Society and the youth volleyball league; and

    Whereas, Excellence in athletics is achieved through dedication and determination; the Martinsville High School volleyball team has displayed outstanding ability and desire in achieving this level of excellence: 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 Martinsville High School volleyball team on its recent victory in the Class 4A IHSAA volleyball state championship and wishes the team continued success in their future endeavors.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to team members Kelsie Deaton, Mikindra Morin, Leann Cook, Jessica Long, Lyndy Errett, Carly Cramer, Shea Doran, Brittany Hamilton, Danielle Goodnight, Jessica Breeden, Sara Cramer, Elann Poe, Coach Sandy Garrard, Assistant Sherri Smiley, Assistant Michelle Chandler, Assistant Natalie Rhoden, Assistant Heather DeVaughn, Assistant Jon Presley, Principal Don D. Alkire, Athletic Director Don Lipps, and Superintendent Dr. Ron Furniss.