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TO CONGRATULATE JORDAN LYLES OF HARTSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA ON BEING SELECTED BY THE HOUSTON ASTROS IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL DRAFT, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH CONTINUED SUCCESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, Jordan Lyles was selected by the Houston Astros in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, on the same day that he received his diploma from Hartsville High School; and
Whereas, Jordan is the first Hartsville High School Red Fox to be drafted to the Major Leagues since his coach, Jacob Shumate; and
Whereas, Jordan was a dominant force for the Hartsville Red Fox baseball team, helping them to win the Class AAAA championship in 2007 with a 6-1 record and a 0.85 ERA; and
Whereas, Jordan had a 2008 record of 7-2 with a 1.86 ERA and struck out 89 batters in 60 2/3 innings, and had a 2008 batting average of .447 with six home runs and 20 RBI; and
Whereas, Jordan was named a South Carolina High School League Mr. Baseball Finalist, the Louisville Slugger South Carolina Player of the Year, and was named to the All State and All Region teams his Junior and Senior years of high school; and
Whereas Jordan is an all around amazing athlete and set football records for the Red Foxes with 81 catches for 1,568 yards and 23 touchdowns and was named the Morning News Player of the Year, was selected to play in the Shrine Bowl, and was named Old Spice Player of the Year; and
Whereas, Jordan has also earned honors in basketball, including the WBTW Hoop Zone and Region 6- AAAA Player of the Year, and being named to All State and All Region 6- AAAA teams; and
Whereas, Jordan is involved in his community both as a member of St. Luke's Methodist Church and as an active public speaker; and
Whereas, Jordan will have his family, parents Jenning and Judy, and brothers Justin, Josh, Jody, and Jake supporting him from Hartsville while he begins spring training on February 27, 2009. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the Senate, by this resolution, congratulate Jordan Lyles on being selected by the Houston Astros in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft, and wishes him much success in all his future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Jordan Lyles.
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