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Whitman High School Girls Basketball Team Recognized for Winning State Championship (PHOTO & VIDEO)

The Walt Whitman High School girls basketball team was recognized by the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday for winning the 2016 Maryland State Championship.

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The team was presented with a proclamation by County Council Vice President Roger Berliner during a Council session. The Walt Whitman Vikings defeated the Western High School Doves 71 to 55 in the Maryland Region 4A finals on Saturday, March 12.

Pete Kenah is a social studies teacher at Whitman High School and the head coach of the team.

“This is a group of true student athletes. Every single [girl] is a member of the honor roll and they were an absolute pleasure and joy to coach…[I] was so proud of how they represented us with great sportsmanship,” Kenah said.

You can view a video of the proclamation below.

Willie James Inman

About Willie James Inman

Willie James Inman is a Community Engagement Specialist and Multimedia Journalist at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at winman@mymcmedia.org or reach him on Twitter @imwilljames.

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