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File #: 160697    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/16/2016 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Recognizing, Congratulating, and Honoring Olney Charter High School's Trojans Baseball Team and Coaching Staff on winning the 2016 A Division Championship, the Public League Championship, and the 2016 District 12 City Championship.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Reynolds Brown
Attachments: 1. Signature16069700.pdf
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Recognizing, Congratulating, and Honoring Olney Charter High School's Trojans Baseball Team and Coaching Staff on winning the 2016 A Division Championship, the Public League Championship, and the 2016 District 12 City Championship.

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WHEREAS, The 2016 Olney Charter High School's Trojans Varsity Baseball Team capped a record-breaking season, led by Coach Dan Karlyn, closing out the regular season with 12 wins and 2 loss record. The Trojans dominated in the Public League with a record of 11 wins and 1 loss making them the number one seed heading into the playoffs; and

WHEREAS, The Trojans advanced past Frankford with a final score of 4-1, after a dominating pitching outing from Cesar Loya, to clench the Public League Title, making this the first Public League Baseball Championship, since 1969 to come home to Olney Charter High School; and

WHEREAS, The Trojans were not done after winning the Public League Championship and advanced to play Father Judge High School Crusaders for the District 12 City Championship. The Olney Charter High School Trojans defeated Father Judge 5-4 in a hard fought battle to win the District 12 City Championship; and

WHEREAS, This is the first time since 1975 that a public league baseball team won a City championship, and the second Public League Championship in Olney Charter High School's history; and

WHEREAS, The Olney Charter High School's Trojans Varsity Baseball team was led by eleven seniors; Alex Blanco (13), Joseph Gomes (11), Dominic Gonzalez (5), Dawin Horta (1), Luiji Jacquez (15), Cesar Loya (4), Joel Matos (16), Emmanuel Ocasio (7), Giovanni Ortega (12), Henry Paredes (18), Christian Santos (2); now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, THAT THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, Hereby recognizes, congratulates, and honors the Olney Charter High School's Trojans Baseball Team and Coaching Staff on the outstanding (17-3) season, finishing as 2016 A Division Champions, 2016 Public League Title Champions, a...

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