St. Xavier's Lacrosse program was honored with a proclamation at the Hamilton County Commissioners Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 24. Head coach Nate Sprong addressed the Board and then the team was given a proclamation from the board. It was the Bombers 3rd State Title in Lacrosse but first at the Division 1 level. St. Xavier beat Upper Arlington 7-6 on Saturday, June 6th to take home the title. The Bombers finished the season with an 18-5 record on the season and look to build on their success for the 2016 season.
The Proclamation from Hamilton County reads as follows:
"Proclamation Recognizing the St. Xavier High School Lacrosse Team For Thier Victory In The OHSLA Division 1 State Championship
WHEREAS, the forty players of the St. Xavier Bombers Lacrosse team fought hard throughout the 2015 season to reach the Division 1 State Championship Game, including a win over archrival the Moeller Fighting Crusaders in the southwest regional championship game; and
WHEREAS, on June 6, 2015, the Bombers achieved victory over the Upper Arlington Golden Bears in the Ohio High School Lacrosse Association Division 1 State Championship Game, overcoming a 6-3 halftime deficit to win the Division 1 title - a first for the Bombers; and
WHEREAS, St. X was the first team from southern Ohio to ever advance to the Division 1 State Championship Game.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners hereby congratulates the St. Xavier Bombers Lacrosse team for a victorious season, and commends the team on winning the Division 1 state title.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Board of Commissioners expresses its best wishes to the members of the St. Xavier Bombers and thanks the team for an inspiring season."