Pittboro City Council to Issue Proclamation Recognizing 3A State Champion Northwood Women’s Basketball Team
Pittsboro, NC — During their May 23 commissioners’ meeting, the Pittsboro City Council is expected to issue a proclamation in recognition of the 2022 Northwood High School Women’s Basketball NCHSAA 3A State Championship.
WHEREAS Northwood High School in Pittsboro, North Carolina has come out on top in high school athletic competitions during the 2021-22 school year; and
WHEREAS Northwood High School’s women’s basketball team, known as the “Lady Chargers”, has been transformed into an exceptional team under the tutelage of head coach Kerri Snipes and assistant coaches Kevin Forster, Tommy Snipes, Jazmine Atkins, Jazanae Billings and Jerry Lux; and
WHEREAS the Lady Chargers basketball team was led by team captains Caroline Allen, Natalie Bell, Myla Marve and Olivia Porter; and
WHEREAS the Lady Chargers basketball team compiled a regular season conference record of twelve (12) wins and zero (0) losses en route to winning the 2021-22 Central Carolina 3-A Conference Championship ; and
WHEREAS the Lady Chargers basketball team qualified for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 3-A State Women’s Basketball Championship with a record twenty-four (24 ) wins and only one (1) loss and a No. 2 ranking seed; and
WHEREAS the Lady Chargers basketball team continued their victory in the State 3-A playoffs en route to the NCHSAA State 3-A Women’s Basketball Championship Finals on March 12, 2022; and
WHEREAS the Lady Chargers Basketball Team participated in said State Championship Finals and distinguished themselves by winning the NCHSAA State 3-A Women’s Basketball Championship for 2021-22, culminating their season with an overall record of thirty (30) wins and only one (1) loss; and
WHEREAS, Olivia Porter was recognized as the 2022 Kay Yow NCHSAA 3-A State Championship Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Te’Keyah Bland was recognized as the Most Outstanding Player in NCHSAA 3-A Women’s Basketball 2022.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAIMED by me, Cindy Perry, Mayor of the City of Pittsboro, on behalf of the Pittsboro Board of Commissioners and our citizens:
Section 1. That the Northwood High School women’s basketball team for the 2021-22 school year, including team members Caroline Allen, Natalie Bell, Myla Marve, Olivia Porter, Gianna McManaman, Te’Keyah Bland , Sarah Barbour, Skylar Adams, Natalia Whitaker, Meredith Bean, Anna Bolejack, Michelle Cardozo-Ortiz, Sara Wildes and Team Leaders Jakias Fuller and Kenyada Nettles are hereby commended for their outstanding achievements in the field and commended for their historic achievement in winning the 3-A State Women’s Basketball Championship. of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for the 2021-22 season and the first state championship for any sport for Northwood High School.
Section 2. That copies of this Proclamation be duly certified and forwarded immediately to Head Coach Kerri Snipes of Northwood High School, Northwood High School Athletic Director Cameron Vernon, Northwood High School Principal Dr. Brad Walston , and the Superintendent of Chatham County Schools, Dr. Anthony Jackson. , on behalf of the Lady Chargers basketball team.
Section 3. That this proclamation be published in the permanent records of the City of Pittsboro.
This on May 23, 2022.
Cindy S. Perry, Mayor