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Lesniak, Quijano & Holley Honor Elizabeth High School Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team for Outstanding Achievement

North II Group IV State Champions Finished Season With 18-4 Record

Union County legislators Senator Raymond Lesniak, Assemblywoman Annette Quijano and Assemblyman Jamel Holley recognized the Elizabeth High School boys’ varsity soccer team Thursday on the Assembly floor for its outstanding performance during the previous season.

Having finished the season with 18 wins and four losses, the team captured the North II Group IV title and achieved second place in the Union County tournament.

“The tenacity this team demonstrated throughout the season simply is inspiring,” said Lesniak (D-Union). “The athletic accomplishments of these young men reflect their strong character, of which Elizabeth and all of Union County are proud.”

“The victories these young men garnered on the soccer field were the product of teamwork, perseverance and an undying commitment to excellence,” said Quijano (D-Union). “They represent both Elizabeth and Union County well, and I look forward to observing the bright future of every member of this team.”

“The Elizabeth Minutemen are great student athletes who strive to make their school and their community proud. They undoubtedly have achieved that goal,” said Holley (D-Union). “I commend all of the players, parents, coaches and fans whose dedication made this possible.”