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Kentucky Regional Fishing Tournaments Send 56 High Schools To KHSAA State Competition

Kentucky Regional Fishing Tournaments Send 56 High Schools To KHSAA State Competition
FLW News Release

BENTON, Ky. – The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, partnered with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) to present the 2015 KHSAA bass fishing regional tournaments on Saturday. More than 290 teams across Kentucky competed in four different regional tournaments with the goal of advancing to the KHSAA State competition.


 


The top 14 teams in Region 1 that advanced to the KHSAA State Championship from Lake Barkley were:


 


  1st:        Marshall County High School – Colton Story and Peyton Porter, five bass, 16-7


  2nd:      Muhlenberg County High School – Taylor Harris and Drew Mendoza, five bass, 15-13


  3rd:       Muhlenberg County High School – Peyton Lipe and Brandon Payne, five bass, 13-4


  4th:       Henderson County High School – J.D. Larew and Addison Watson, four bass, 11-15


  5th:       Trigg County High School – Dalton Choate and Chad Johnson, four bass, 11-0


  6th:       Calloway County High School – Cody Jackson and Trevor Salyers, four bass, 10-4


  7th:       Muhlenberg County High School – Billy Hardison and Nathan Flener, three bass, 10-1


  8th:       Logan County High School – Trevor McIntosh and Nick Martin, two bass, 9-3


  9th:       Madisonville North Hopkins High School – Alex Tomblinson and Hunter Purdy, three bass, 8-13


  10th:     Trigg County High School – Douglas Colson and Jordan Despain, four bass, 8-10


  11th:     Calloway County High School – Cole Emerson and Zack Martin, three bass, 8-8


  12th:     Oldham County High School – Travis Unsel and Jackson Segers, two bass, 8-7


  13th:     Muhlenberg County High School – Landon Mathis and Alex Taylor, two bass, 8-3


  14th:     Marshall County High School – Barrett Washburn and Austin Wade, three bass, 7-7


 


The top 14 teams in Region 2 that advanced to the KHSAA State Championship from Herrington Lake were:


 


  1st:        Burgin High School – Jacob Armstrong and Elijah Thompson, three bass, 8-9


  2nd:      Jessamine County High School – Levi Keith and Casey Shearer, four bass, 8-9


  3rd:       Madison Southern High School – Ricky Hembree and Bradley Brumfiled, five bass, 8-0


  4th:       Franklin County High School – Alex Kropf and Ethan Brooks, three bass, 7-13


  5th:       Dixie Heights High School – Sean King and Nick Tekulve, five bass, 7-4


  6th:       Thomas Nelson High School – Jared Goss and Braden Maupin, four bass, 6-9


  7th:       St. Xavier High School – Dillon Spencer and P.J. Loheide, two bass, 6-0


  8th:       Gallatin High School – Trevor Lewis and Christian Courtney, two bass, 5-6


  9th:       Jessamine County High School – Ike Ducas and Wells Ducas, two bass, 5-3


  10th:     Jessamine County High School – Trey Shearer and Braxton Lamb, two bass, 5-3


  11th:     Gallatin High School – Isaiah Ulrich and Lukas McEntire, three bass, 5-3


  12th:     Elizabethtown High School – Nick Ratliff and Gavin Wood, two bass, 5-1


  13th:     Washington County High School – Trevor Sagrecy and Michael Shelton, two bass, 4-10


  14th:     Woodford County High School – Riley Adkins and Wyatt Robinson, two bass, 4-7


 


The top 14 teams in Region 3 that advanced to the KHSAA State Championship from Lake Cumberland were:


 


  1st:        North Laurel High School – Lane Williams and Tanner Sharp, five bass, 13-4


  2nd:      South Laurel High School – Lucas Powell and Austin Turner, five bass, 12-13


  3rd:       North Laurel High School – Logan Medlock and Daniel Trabish, five bass, 12-0


  4th:       South Laurel High School – Wesley Jones and Jackson Douglas, three bass, 9-4


  5th:       Corbin High School – Tanner Jordan and Christian Warren, four bass, 8-14


  6th:       Boyle County High School – Braden Atwood and Tesa Hacker, five bass, 8-13


  7th:       Corbin High School – Luke Philpot and Aaron Philpot, four bass, 8-8


  8th:       North Laurel High School – Austin Williams and Jordan Cassidy, four bass, 8-5


  9th:       Wayne County High School – Bryant Skeens and Dakota Bell, four bass, 8-4


  10th:     Barren County High School – Hunter Harper and Hunter Williams, five bass, 7-14


  11th:     Wayne County High School – Bradley Dunagan and Tray Hardwick, five bass, 7-4


  12th:     Taylor County High School – Tanner Barnes and Ezra Oliver, three bass, 7-3


  13th:     Brodhead High School – Tate Clements and Carter Blanton, four bass, 6-3


  14th:     Southwestern High School – Hunter Sumpter and Eli Cook, three bass, 5-14


 


The top 14 teams in Region 4 that advanced to the KHSAA State Championship from Cave Run Lake were:


 


  1st:        Allen Central High School – Hayden Halbert and Tyler Halbert, five bass, 12-1


  2nd:      Perry County Central High School – Matthew Roberts and Richard Cornett, five bass, 8-0


  3rd:       Perry County Central High School – Zachary Holbrook and Jacob Boggs, two bass, 5-13


  4th:       Knott County Central High School – Jordan Hall and Nicholas Caudill, four bass, 5-10


  5th:       Knott County Central High School – Taylor Short and Soloman Smith, one bass, 4-13


  6th:       Perry County Central High School – Dalton Noble and Nathan Hendrix, three bass, 3-15


  7th:       Bourbon County High School – Jacob Cleaver and Josh Jones, one bass, 3-11


  8th:       Montgomery County High School – Kyle Workman and Riley Lawson, two bass, 3-9


  9th:       Johnson Central High School – Jacob Johnson and Tyler Butcher, two bass, 3-1


  10th:     Johnson Central High School – Truman Salyer and Cody Harless, two bass, 2-11


  11th:     Hazard High School – Jacob Frazier and Kolby Hillman, one bass, 2-7


  12th:     Perry County High School – Dylan Cornett and Dalton Curry, one bass, 2-3


  13th:     Allen Central High School – Chase Soler and Austin Branham, one bass, 1-9


  14th:     Lawrence County High School – Michael Scaggs and Derek Null, one bass, 1-8


 


Complete results can be found at HighSchoolFishing.org.


 


High school anglers were competing with the goal of advancing to the KHSAA State competition. Fifty percent of the number of boats entering the regional, not greater than 14 boats from any region, advance to the State competition. The full KHSAA bass fishing rules can be found here. The KHSAA State competition is scheduled for May 15-16 on Kentucky Lake at Kentucky Dam Marina, located at 466 Marina Drive in Gilbertsville, Kentucky.


 


ABOUT FLW


FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2015 over the course of 240 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


 


ABOUT THE BASS FEDERATION


The Bass Federation Inc., (TBF) is a member of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. TBF is owned by those we serve and dedicated to the sport of fishing. The Federation is the largest and oldest, organized grassroots fishing, youth and conservation organization there is. TBF, our affiliated state federations and their member clubs conduct more than 20,000 events each year and have provided a foundation for the entire bass fishing industry for more than 45 years. TBF founded the Student Angler Federation and the National High School Fishing program in 2008 to promote clean family fun and education through fishing. Visit bassfederation.com or highschoolfishing.org and “LIKE US” on Facebook.


 


ABOUT THE KHSAA


The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 280 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 40 state championships in 12 sports and 4 sport activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.


 


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