HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 92-4770, by Representatives Kremen and Braddock

     WHEREAS, Lynden High School won the Class A State Boys Basketball Championship on March 8, 1992, by defeating Toppenish 64-61; and

     WHEREAS, The Lynden Lions demonstrated their true dominance by shooting fifty-two percent while holding their opponent to thirty-seven percent in the championship game; and

     WHEREAS, The Lynden boys basketball team has now won two Class A State Basketball championships in a row; and

     WHEREAS, The Lions won their sixth Class A State Basketball championship, more championships than any other school in the history of the Class A tournament; and

     WHEREAS, The coaches and players of the Lynden Lions boys basketball demonstrated all the characteristics of true champions, opening the season ranked number one, going 26-1 during the season, and finishing the season ranked number one; and

     WHEREAS, Much of the credit for the boys basketball program at Lynden High School belongs to a great coaching staff including head coach John Clark, and assistant coaches Rob Visser, Rich Wahlgren, and Chuck Price, all ably assisted by team manager Tony Sealund; and

     WHEREAS, The players are deserving of honor for their accomplishments as well:  Brian Foote, Curt Eshuis, Jeff Dykstra, Lance Campbell, Shane Ross, Colby Jones, Brent Clark, Joel DeJong, Tim Hanson, Chad VanderKooi, Chad Baar, Shon TenKley, and Derek Monson;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives offer its congratulations to all the coaches and players on the 1992 Lynden Lions championship boys basketball team; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Coach Clark and Lynden High School.



     I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

     Resolution 4770 adopted by the House of Representatives

                         March 11, 1992.





                   Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk