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Montesano Bulldogs Honored in Olympia Today

February 1, 2013

This morning in Olympia, Senators Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam and Brian Hatfield of Raymond will sponsor a Senate resolution honoring the 1A champion Montesano Bulldogs football team.

The Bulldogs overcame two early season losses and a fire that destroyed their stadium to win 11 consecutive games and take their first state football title since 1994. After falling behind 21 to 10 in the first half the Bulldogs scored 26 straight points to hold on at the Tacoma Dome. Montesano won the 1A State Championship 43-28 against the Royal Knights.

In addition to the state championship, the Bulldogs had a team grade point average of 3.5 to win the 1A Football Academic Championship.

WHO: Sen. Jim Hargrove and Sen. Brian Hatfield
WHAT: Senate resolution honoring Montesano football team
WHEN: 10 a.m. Feb. 1, 2013
WHERE: Senate Chambers
Legislative Building
416 Sid Snyder Ave. SW
Olympia, WA 98501

Photo from D4 Sports & Apparel, who offered each player a free Championship shirt.

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