2007 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) King, Fillingane, Frazier, Gordon
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE OAK GROVE HIGH SCHOOL "LADY WARRIORS" GIRLS SOCCER TEAM AND HEAD COACH CLAY SMITH FOR WINNING THE CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING 2007 SEASON.
WHEREAS, an estimated crowd of 500 fans at Harper Davis Field on the Millsaps College campus watched the Oak Grove High School "Lady Warriors" Girls Soccer Team dethrone the defending State Champions from Tupelo on Saturday, February 10, 2007, as they made a second-half goal by Junior Courtney Brinson stand up for a thrilling 1-0 victory in the Class 5A State Championship; and
WHEREAS, it was the Lady Warriors' third State Title, but their first in Class 5A. Oak Grove finished the 2007 Season with an outstanding record of 17-1-2; and
WHEREAS, the 2007 5A State Champs finished the season ranked #1 with the following stats: 72 goals scored, 12 goals given up, 10 shutouts, scored average 3.4 goals per game, gave up .6 goals per game; and
WHEREAS, the Championship Team roster is as follows: Alyssa Whitehead, Junior; Emily Nettleton, Freshman; Shannon Little, Senior; Channing Griffin, Sophomore; Chelsea Cawthon, Junior; Nikki Robinson, Freshman; Linda Amaya, Junior; Lauren Tavai, Sophomore; Blair Jackson, Freshman; Seneca Eubanks, Junior; Krista Smith, Freshman; Dani Holder, Senior; Courtney Re, Sophomore; Jordan Papas, Freshman; Nicole Bryant, Freshman; Ashlee Arnau, Freshman; Maureen Bellare, Senior; Kelsey Chancellor, Junior; Tiffany Lewallen, Junior; Courtney Brinson, Junior; Lauren Herron, Sophomore; Head Coach Clay Smith; Assistant Coach Jill Breland; Principal Wayne Folkes; Athletic Director Tim Heldt; Trainer Kevin Mauldin; Managers Shelley Songy and Brittney Wentworth; and
WHEREAS, it is with great pride that we recognize this special achievement by a group of student athletes who have brought honor to their school, 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 do hereby commend and congratulate the Oak Grove High School "Lady Warriors" Girls Soccer Team and Head Coach Clay Smith for winning the Class 5A State Championship and for their outstanding 2007 Season and extend to them the best wishes of the Legislature in their future athletic and academic endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to Coach Smith and the Principal of Oak Grove High School for the team and be made available to the Capitol Press Corps.