(HAMILTON TWP.) – To celebrate the Trenton Catholic Academy (TCA) ladies basketball team’s outstanding victory in this year’s State Tournament of Champions, 14th Legislative District Senator Linda R. Greenstein and Assemblymen Wayne P. DeAngelo and Daniel R. Benson will honor the team at the school’s Friday morning pep rally.
The Trenton Catholic Academy women’s basketball team pep rally will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 175 Leonard Ave., Hamilton Township, 08610.
“The lady ‘Iron Mikes’ have worked diligently throughout this season as individuals and as a team to take home the Tournament of Champions title for our community. We are proud of these Hamilton student-athletes, their determination and drive has served them well on the court and in the classroom,” said Benson (D-Hamilton).
During the pep rally, the team and its coaches will be presented with a resolution from the New Jersey State Legislature to commemorate their victory. Each player also will be given an official citation to commemorate the event.
“This team of outstanding young ladies has set a great example for other students in athletics. They have demonstrated the value of hard-work, dedication, teamwork, and perseverance that has led them to this tremendous victory,” said DeAngelo (D-Hamilton.)
“As one of only two teams in the area to have their name placed on the Tournament of Champions trophy, the Trenton Catholic Academy team has proven themselves to be a top team not only in our state but in the country,” said Greenstein (D-Plainsboro.)
Following the victory, the TCA team was ranked number four in the country in USA Today’s Super 25 national rankings. The team was previously unranked. The team also set a school-record this year by winning 29 games during the season.