2006 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Williamson, Dearing, Frazier, Jackson (32nd), Walls
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL LADY TORNADOES BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2005-2006 SEASON AND FOR WINNING THEIR FIRST-EVER CLASS 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
WHEREAS, the Philadelphia High School "Lady Tornadoes" Girls Basketball Team won their first-ever Class 2A State Championship by defeating Coahoma County by a score of 54-47 and finished the 2005-2006 season with an outstanding record of 28 wins and 3 losses; and
WHEREAS, en route to the state title, the Lady Tornadoes defeated Hinds County Agricultural High School by a score of 29-27 to claim the Class 2A South State Championship; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tornadoes championship roster is as follows: Shenique Brass, Jafreeia Malone, Natonya McWilliams, Shanese Hunter, Katy McClenahan, Alicia Goodin, Irecy Bowden, Porsche Morgan, Tiffon Moore, Tiara Logan, Danielle Cole, Sabrina Collins, Chentrice Horne and Tamarah Hunter; and the following managers: Assata Malone, Latiah Smith, Kayla Morgan and Angela Willis; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tornadoes have been superbly coached and inspired by Head Coach Jason Gentry and Assistant Coach Marc Hailey, who have broadened the players' knowledge of the game and refined their skills in execution; and
WHEREAS, the Lady Tornadoes have developed a winning and cooperative spirit and a high degree of sportsmanship, and their activities and attitude reflect great credit upon the individual players and their coaches and bring honor to Philadelphia High School; and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize this group of student athletes who have brought honor to their school, to their community, and to the State of Mississippi:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we commend and congratulate the Philadelphia High School "Lady Tornadoes" Basketball Team and their coaches, Head Coach Jason Gentry and Assistant Coach Marc Hailey, for their outstanding 2005-2006 season, for winning their first-ever Class 2A State Championship and extend to them the best wishes of the Legislature in their future successes.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be presented to Philadelphia High School, Head Coach Jason Gentry, and be made available to the members of the Capital Press Corps.