83R5820 STE-D
  By: Farney H.R. No. 246
         WHEREAS, The football team of C. H. Yoe High School in
  Cameron captured the 2012 University Interscholastic League 2A
  Division 1 state championship on December 21, 2012, with a victory
  in the title game held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington; and
         WHEREAS, Facing 2010 state champion Daingerfield High, the
  Yoemen got off to a fast start, converting an interception and a
  blocked punt into first quarter touchdowns and racing to a 21-0
  advantage; the team later extended its lead to 28 points and coasted
  home with a comfortable 38-20 triumph; Keaton Denio was named the
  offensive most valuable player, and teammate Somari Wright took MVP
  honors on the defensive side; and
         WHEREAS, The Yoemen reached the finals after a four-game
  playoff run in which they defeated Marion, Lago Vista,
  Hallettsville, and Newton, winning the contests by an average
  margin of 22 points; the title game victory capped an undefeated
  15-0 season and gave Cameron Yoe its second state football
  championship and its first in Conference 2A; and
         WHEREAS, Proving itself a powerhouse throughout the season,
  the team contained a total of 11 All-State players: Mr. Denio,
  Mr. Wright, Edgar Luna, Tyler Vrazel, Jason Kopriva, Tyler Sapp,
  Randle Lane, Zach Riola, Colton Shuffield, Zach Felts, and Michael
  Evan; most of these athletes were part of the squad's Leadership
  Council, as were Colt Labay, Dylan Riola, Colton Shelton, Michael
  Gelner, and Josh Smitherman; and
         WHEREAS, Excelling with a true team effort, the Yoemen also
  received valuable contributions from the other members of the
  roster: Austin Christy, Jalen White, Reid Nickerson, Demetrius
  Valdez, Aaron Sims, J'Juan Anderson, Shawn May, Adam Charanza,
  Justin Pratt, Patrick Spells, Carson Hanel, Ryan Cullen, Brandon
  Vargas, Jonathan McAnulty, Jonathan Riggs, Khalil Kelly,
  A. J. Harwell, Cameron Mueck, Joshua Stubbs, Josh Amescua, Nick
  Burris, Denzel Haynes, Kylen Harrell, Quantel Williams, Tralund
  Webber, and Sam McKinney; and
         WHEREAS, These gifted athletes benefited from the superb work
  of head coach and athletic director Rick Rhoades and assistant
  coaches Tommy Brashear, Guadalupe Florez, Randy Sapp, Brent
  Bennett, James Henderson, Pete Magre, Kevin Webb, Lance Hause, Nick
  Burns, Aaron Thomas, John Broussard, Ryan Olson, and Jayce
  Rasberry; additional assistance was provided by trainer John Marek
  and athletic secretary Wanda White, and the team received helpful
  support from superintendent Collin Clark, assistant superintendent
  Dr. George Willey, high school principal Kenny Driska, and junior
  high principal Missi Giesenschlag; and
         WHEREAS, In becoming one of the select number of teams in
  Texas that have distinguished themselves as state champions, the
  Yoemen have furthered their school's tradition of excellence, and
  this accomplishment is indeed worthy of special recognition; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate the Cameron Yoe High School
  football team on winning the 2012 UIL 2A Division 1 state
  championship and extend to the team's players, coaches, and staff
  sincere best wishes for continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the team as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.