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File #: 180443    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 5/3/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/3/2018
Title: Honoring and Congratulating The Constitution High School Boys Basketball Team, The Generals, on winning the 2018 PIAA State Championship for the AA Classification.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Attachments: 1. Signature18044300.pdf

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Honoring and Congratulating The Constitution High School Boys Basketball Team, The Generals, on winning the 2018 PIAA State Championship for the AA Classification.

 

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WHEREAS, The Generals, led by Head Coach Robert Moore, finished with a record of 21-11; and

 

WHEREAS, The Varsity Basketball Program at Constitution High School was started only a mere 9 years ago and the team has advanced to the State Playoffs every year of their existence winning 199 games in that period, including a record of 33-5 in State Playoff Games, and to 4 State Championships and 1 runner-up in that time. They won 5 City Titles in 9 Years, and 1 Public League Championship in 2012; and

 

WHEREAS, The Generals defeated Our Lady of the Sacred Heart to win the State Championship by a score of 81-71 on March 27, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, The Generals were led by Damon Wall- 1st Team All Public League, 1st Team Associated Press All-State, and Associated Press State Player of the Year. Jahmir Marable-Williams 2nd Team All Public League, and 3rd Team Associated Press All-State.  Keshaun “Champ” Hammonds- 3rd Team All Public League, 2nd Team Associated Press All-State; and

 

WHEREAS, Based on their past performance it is safe to assume that the Generals from Constitution High School Boys Basketball Team will only get better with time; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That we hereby congratulate The Constitution High School Boys Basketball Team on winning the 2018 PIAA State AA Championship.

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That an Engrossed copy of this resolution be presented to The Constitution High School Boys Basketball Team, further evidencing the sincere sentiments of this legislative body.

 

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