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TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LEGION COLLEGIATE ACADEMY BASEBALL TEAM, COACHES, AND SCHOOL OFFICIALS FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON AND TO CONGRATULATE THEM FOR WINNING THE 2021 SOUTH CAROLINA CLASS AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE.
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives is pleased to learn that the members of the Legion Collegiate Academy baseball team of York County captured the state title at a series held in Lancaster on Tuesday, June 8, 2021; and
Whereas, to the delight of their exuberant fans, the Legion Collegiate Lancers defeated a fine, competitive Andrew Jackson High School team by a score of 10-7 in the championship clinching game to win the school's first baseball state championship; and
Whereas, the Lancers stepped up to the plate and handily took the Region 4 championship with a 13-1 victory and then won the Upper State in two games of the best of three; and
Whereas, this season was the first year of competition for Legion Collegiate in the South Carolina High School League as a member institution playing a full schedule; and
Whereas, the Lancers' team included Cody Craig, Kolin Crepeau, Hunter Fryzowicz, Ryan Deal, Parker Helms, Colby Guy, Missile Morillo, Jack Killelea, Owen Majcina, Kyle Broome, Joey Hylinksi, Roman Edwards, Colby Helms, William Spang, Jay Douglas, Jackson Reed, Tyler Champagne, Chris Rollins, Devin Parks, Ethan Belk, Xavier Pelzer, Skyler Hooton, and Mario English; and
Whereas, in a sport that requires strength, strategy, and quickness, Coaches Devon Lowery, Ross Gload, Rashad Cunningham, A.J. Wright, Jalin Benjamin, Jake Hylinksi, and Andre Gause maximized their own athletic ability and training to forge a championship team and teach these athletes lessons that will prove invaluable through life both on and off the diamond; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives appreciate the pride and recognition that the Legion Collegiate baseball players have brought to their school and their community and look to hear of their continued accomplishments in the days ahead. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize and honor the Legion Collegiate Academy baseball team, coaches, and school officials for an outstanding season and congratulate them for winning the 2021 South Carolina Class AA State Championship title.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Principal T. K. Kennedy and Coach Devon Lowery.
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