HOUSE RESOLUTION NO.4667, by Representatives DeBolt and Alexander

     WHEREAS, The House of Representatives of the State of Washington recognizes excellence in all forms of endeavors; and
     WHEREAS, On Saturday, December 5, 2009, the Adna Pirates, lead by coach K.C. Johnson, showed excellence by capturing the Class 2B Football State Championship; and
     WHEREAS, Adna quarterback Kyle Grosshans, passed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, made two interceptions on defense, and also scored on a crucial 32-yard run with 43 seconds left in the game with Adna facing fourth down and 2; and
     WHEREAS, Adna head coach K.C. Johnson said, "They love their football . . . . It's a great place to be. I've been at 4A schools and 3A schools. I stay at this school because of their love for the game. These farm boys know how to bring it."; and
     WHEREAS, This was Adna's first state championship game appearance since the Pirates beat Columbia-Hunters for the 1989 title; and
     WHEREAS, Adna fans filled much of the north seating in the Dome, many wearing blue t-shirts that read: "Pirate Nation. No Place Like Dome."; and
     WHEREAS, Afterward, Adna players took turns touching the big gold football that rests atop the state championship trophy savoring the moment;
     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives recognize and honor Adna Pirates Football Team Members and Coaches for the exceptional accomplishment in winning the Class 2B Championship in December 2009; and
     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the Adna Pirates team coach K.C. Johnson and the Adna High School Principal Jim Forrest.

I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of
Resolution 4667 adopted by the House of Representatives
February 1, 2010

Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk