BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – In a Tuesday morning commission meeting, a proclamation was issued recognizing the Shady Spring Tigers Runners Up in the 2022 West Virginia State Basketball Championship Tournament Class AAA.
The season’s Tigers lineup took on Fairmont Senior in a nailbiter matchup for the AAA State Title in March, but came just short of going home with the win.
Nonetheless, the Raleigh County Commission commended the remarkable effort and ability of the team in claiming the Runners Up spot, with Commission President Dave Tolliver addressing the team directly, stating,
“We want to congratulate you guys on a job well done.”
The proclamation honoring the Shady Spring High School 2022 State of WV AAA Basketball Runners Up, May 3, 2022, was read aloud by Raleigh County Administrator Jay Quesenberry as follows,
WHEREAS, The hard work, dedication, sportsmanship, talent and exceptional team chemistry of the 2021-2022 Shady Spring High School basketball team enabled these student athletes to be runners up in the State AAA Basketball Championship; and
WHEREAS, The team has brought great honor, not only to themselves, but also to their school, their families, and our community; and
WHEREAS, Head basketball coach Ronnie Olsen; and the entire coaching and support staff, team members, parents, administration, faculty and student body at Shady Spring High School were integral in guiding the team through the 2021 – 2022 season through their unwavering support;
NOW, THEREFORE, We the Raleigh County Commission; Dave Tolliver, Commission President; Linda K Epling, Commissioner; and Gregory A Duckworth; Commissioner do hereby recognize and heartily congratulate the Shady Spring High School Tigers on their outstanding achievement
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, We, Dave Tolliver, Linda K Epling, and Gregory A Duckworth, have hereunto set our hands and caused to be affixed the great seal of Raleigh County, West Virginia on this 3rd day of May 2022.
Congratulatory certificates were distributed to team members afterwards.
More information on the May 3, 2022 Raleigh County Commission meeting can be found here.