Seven CVU championship teams were honored with Joint Resolutions of the House and Senate last week congratulating them for their achievements. The Boys Championship Volleyball Team with head coach Jeff Boliba and analytics coach Matt Saltus were present for the reading of their resolution. Photo contributed

House concurrent resolution congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School Redhawks boys’ volleyball program on winning a fourth consecutive State championship.

Offered by: Representatives Yantachka of Charlotte, Brumsted of Shelburne, Lippert of Hinesburg, Macaig of Williston, McCullough of Williston, and Webb of Shelburne.

Offered by: Senators Ashe, Baruth, Ingram, Lyons, Pearson, and Sirotkin.

Whereas, in the 2019 boys’ State volleyball championship, played in Colchester, the undefeated and No.1 Redhawks met the second-seeded Essex Hornets, and CVU won every set, securing a fourth consecutive State title, and

Whereas, the victorious Redhawks were Daniel Watson, Oliver Pudvar, Jackson Konowitz, Ethan Harvey, Issac Davies, Jacob Boliba, Alex Spitznagle, Baker Angstman, Noah Allen, Lars Jensen, Alden Randall, Ethan Czarny, Asa Roberts, Devin Rogers, and Jonas Keim, and

Whereas, Head Coach Jeff Boliba, Assistant Coach Robyn Davis, and Analytics Coach Matt Saltus were all supportive, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly congratulates the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School Redhawks boys’ volleyball program on winning a fourth consecutive State championship, and be it further

Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to CVU.

Vermont House of Representatives honored Champlain Valley Union sports teams this month with the following resolutions:

H.C.R. 204. Congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks boys’ volleyball program on winning a fourth consecutive State
championship.

H.C.R. 205. Congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks State championship girls’ volleyball team.

H.C.R. 206. Congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks Division I boys’ cross-country championship team

H.C.R. 207 Congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks Division I championship girls’ cross-country team.

H.C.R. 208. Congratulating the Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks Division I boys’ soccer program on winning a second consecutive
Division I championship.

H.C.R. 209. Congratulating the 2019 Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks girls’ soccer program on winning a third consecutive Division I
championship.

H.C.R. 210 Congratulating the Champlain Valley Union High School
Redhawks on winning a second consecutive Division I boys’ golf
championship.

Gymnasts compete
CVU gymnasts won all events at the Green Mountain Training Center. Taylor Hoar won the bars and was the all-around gymnast. Tali Giubardo won the vault and floor exercises and placed second in all-around. Laurynn Bombardier won the beam and was third in all-around.
The gymnasts also traveled to St. Johnsbury on Feb. 1 where they defeated the Hilltoppers. Alix St. Hilaire won the beam and placed second in the all-around. Taylor Hoar won the floor exercises. Loga Claffy placed second in the floor, with Alix St. Hilaire placing third.

Alpine skiers compete in Essex Carnival
Over this past weekend CVU showed a number of skiers placing among the top 10 in the slalom and giant slalom races.

In the girls slalom Olivia Zubarik came in 3rd, with Bonney Patton placing 7th, and Emily Marvin 9th. Isaac Goldman took 7th in the boys slalom.
Olivia Zubarik came in first in the girls giant slalom; Bonney Patton took 8th. In the boys giant slalom Ethan Lisle placed 7th.

Redhawk hoopsters fare well
Both boys and girls basketball teams stay on or near the top of their leagues. The girls remain undefeated with a 12-0 record, and the boys have lost only two games, while winning 12. The most recent loss was to St. Johnsbury by a single point.