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Muhlenberg County High School wins Kentucky High School Athletic Association Championship on Kentucky Lake

Muhlenberg County High School wins Kentucky High School Athletic Association Championship on Kentucky Lake
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GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. – The Muhlenberg County High School team of Taylor Harris and Braxten Beasley brought a two-day cumulative total of 10 bass weighing 38 pounds, 10 ounces to the scale this weekend, beating out 63 other teams to win the 2017 Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake. The win earned the team medals, a trophy to display in their school and the title of KHSAA state champions.

The top 10 high school teams on Kentucky Lake were:

  1st:       Muhlenberg County High School – Taylor Harris and Braxten Beasley, 10 bass, 38-10

  2nd:     Madison Southern High School – Blake Harold and Cameron Cochran, 10 bass, 36-15

  3rd:      Wolfe County High School – Jeremiah Terrill and Nathan Landsaw, 10 bass, 32-15

  4th:      Wayne County High School – Tray Hardwick and Bradley Dunagan, 10 bass, 32-8

  5th:      Sheldon Clark High School – Grant Marcum and Lafe Messer, 10 bass, 32-7

  6th:      Corbin High School – Tristan Jordan and Christian Warren, 10 bass, 32-6

  7th:      George Rogers Clark High School – Allen Powe and Hunter Redmon, 10 bass, 31-4

  8th:      Collins High School – Jack Swindler and Ian Nation, nine bass, 30-14

  9th:      Trigg County High School – Robert Dearson and Andrew Greene, 10 bass, 30-9

  10th:    Bullitt East High School – Dalton Smith and Wil Rigdon, 10 bass, 30-8

Complete results can be found at KHSAA.org.

The 2017 KHSAA Fishing Championship was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 9-12. The event was formed after The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, partnered with the KHSAA to present the 2015 KHSAA season, which featured four regional events across Kentucky as well as the state championship.

In addition to the High School Fishing National Championship, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest high school bass tournament, the 2017 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. At the 2016 World Finals more than $60,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded. Visit HighSchoolFishing.org for details.

About FLW

FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2017 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 274 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico, South Africa and South Korea. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show, broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube and Snapchat.

 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 Kentucky High School Athletic Association

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 278 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 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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