HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2015-4616, by Representative Fagan
WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Washington State House of Representatives to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of high school students and athletes; and
WHEREAS, The Colton High School Wildcats girls' basketball team won the title of Washington state streak champions for having the all-time longest winning streak in Washington girls' basketball; and
WHEREAS, The team beat the previous record for the most consecutive wins after 57 repeated victories, and has since stretched their winning streak to 59 consecutive victories; and
WHEREAS, The team's winning streak stretched over three seasons with three different teams; and
WHEREAS, The team has won eight consecutive District 9 League titles and the last six State 1B titles; and
WHEREAS, The team's resilience, hard work, and talent serve as an example to their fellow peers at Colton High School and to student athletes throughout Washington; and
WHEREAS, The devotion of these female athletes to their sport and teammates has contributed to their overall success in their division; and
WHEREAS, The dedication and support of Colton High School Wildcats coaches Clark Vining and Ben Emerson have helped lead the team to victory for multiple seasons; and
WHEREAS, this body recognizes the athletic achievements of all of Washington's students;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State House of Representatives honor the Colton High School Wildcats girls' basketball team, whose commitment to the team, exceptional work ethic, and athletic achievements make them admirable holders of the all-time longest winning-streak record; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the Colton High School Wildcats girls' basketball team, and to its team managers and coaches.