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        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Indianapolis Wildcats home school basketball team.


    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session of the 117th General Assembly (2011)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring the Indianapolis Wildcats home school basketball team.

    Whereas, The Indianapolis Wildcats home school basketball team is the 2011 Indiana Christian Basketball Alliance boys basketball state champion;

    Whereas, The Indianapolis Wildcats defeated the Northwest Warriors by a score of 46-42 to claim their first state title;

    Whereas, The Wildcats led by eight at the half and again with seven minutes left in the contest;

    Whereas, The Wildcats held off a fourth quarter rally by the Warriors, who came within one point with 20 seconds left in the game;

    Whereas, Ashton Hood, a senior from New Palestine, led all scorers with 16 points and Nathan Magnuson, a junior from Greenwood, scored 12 points;

    Whereas, Hood and Magnuson made both baskets of crucial one-and-ones in the final minute, Hood's coming with only a one point lead and 17 seconds remaining in the game;

    Whereas, Paul Settle, a sophomore from Indianapolis, clinched the outcome with four seconds left on the clock by hitting a bonus free throw;

    Whereas, Senior Travis Burkett became the all-time leading

scorer for the Wildcats with 1,874 points, and became the first player in the program's existence to score more than 1,000 points and make 1,000 rebounds;

    Whereas, The Wildcats shot 33% from the floor, had only six turnovers, and grabbed 10 more offensive rebounds than their opponents;

    Whereas, With the victory, the Wildcats have won 35 straight games when holding their opponents to less than 50 points; and

    Whereas, Outstanding accomplishments such as this deserve special recognition: 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 Indianapolis Wildcats home school basketball team on the occasion of its 2011Indiana Christian Basketball Alliance state boys basketball championship and wishes team members continued success in all their future endeavors.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to the team members and coaches.