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Introduced by: Klinker, Micon, Brown T


        A RESOLUTION honoring the Lafayette Central Catholic High School girls' basketball team.

    Whereas, The Lafayette Central Catholic High School girls' basketball team is the new Class 1A state champion, and the only team in the history of Indiana girls' basketball to win a championship with more than 7 losses;

    Whereas, Lafayette Central Catholic defeated South Central (Elizabeth) by a score of 75 - 68 to win its first girls' title in any sport;

    Whereas, After trailing by as many as nine points in the first quarter, Lafayette Central Catholic fought their way back to a halftime score of 28 -27, just one point down;

    Whereas, The first half of the game was a defensive battle, keeping the field goal percentages low;

    Whereas, Returning after halftime, Lafayette Central Catholic outscored their opponent 19 - 5 and took a 46 - 33 lead going into the final eight minutes;

    Whereas, The fourth quarter was high scoring, with South Central (Elizabeth) pulling to within three points;

    Whereas, Lafayette Central Catholic went on to win the game, never allowing their opponent to get any closer than three points;

    Whereas, Lafayette Central Catholic finished their winning season with a record of 18 - 10; and

    Whereas, The members of the Lafayette Central Catholic Knights excel on the court and in the classroom; excellence of this caliber deserves special recognition: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives recognizes the accomplishments of the members of the Lafayette Central Catholic girls' basketball team and wishes them continued success in the future.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives shall transmit a copy of this resolution to team members Andrea Kochert, Rachel Bishop, Kathleen Mills, Alison Roberts, Jenna Jones, Katie Riddell, Sara Beth Reed, Sarah Andrews, Katie Pechin, Grace Walker, and Rebecca Gloyeske, head coach Geoff Salmon, assistant coaches Chad Arnold, Marcus Granger, and Megan Risinger, athletic director Mike Edwards, and principal Joseph Brettnacher.


HR 1567/DI 84



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