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TO CONGRATULATE MATTHEW WILLIAMS OF THE WEST-OAK HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM ON A STELLAR SEASON AND TO HONOR HIM FOR WINNING THE CLASS 3A STATE CHAMPION TITLE IN HIS WEIGHT CLASS.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are pleased to recognize Matthew Williams for winning the Class 3A State Champion Title in the one hundred forty-five pound weight class on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Anderson Civic Center; and
Whereas, a junior at West-Oak High School, Matthew Williams has been integral to the dominance of the West-Oak High School wrestling team in recent years; and
Whereas, in the Class 3A State Individual Tournament, Matthew was among four other teammates who won individual titles and two other teammates who placed. The team earned a total of one hundred thirty-five team points, the most among the Class 3A competition; and
Whereas, in the tournament, Matthew scored twenty-three of the team's points. As an individual, he placed first and won by tech fall over Cameron Ellis of Crescent, and he was voted the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament by the South Carolina Wrestling Coaches Association; and
Whereas, the West-Oak High School wrestling team has trained year-round, and the wrestlers have pushed themselves hard in order to maintain their tradition of excellence. They continue to be students of the game; and
Whereas, the team's five state champions this year are a testament to the program's consistency and dominance. An elite team of wrestlers, these exceptional athletes are deserving of many elite awards; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate appreciate the pride and recognition that Matthew Williams has brought to his school and community and look with great interest to hear of all further accomplishments by this talented athlete. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, congratulate Matthew Williams of the West-Oak High School wrestling team on a stellar season and honor him for winning the Class 3A State Champion Title in his weight class.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Matthew Williams and Coach Greg Brewer.
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