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Oxford High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mitchell Open

Oxford High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mitchell Open

CLANTON, Ala. – The Oxford High School duo of Logan Tice and Andrew Harris, both of Oxford, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mitchell Open. The win advanced the team to the 2018 High School Fishing National championship, held June 26-30, on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama.

 

A field of 35 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Higgens Ferry Park in Clanton. In FLW/TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.        

 

The top three teams on Lake Mitchell that advanced to the 2018 High School Fishing National Championship were:              

 

  1st:       Oxford High School, Oxford, Ala. – Logan Tice and Andrew Harris, both of Oxford, five bass, 16-4

  2nd:      Rehobeth High School, Rehobeth, Ala. – Shelby Prather and Taylor Owens, both of Dothan, Ala., five bass, 14-8

  3rd:       Sylvania High School, Sylvania, Ala. – Dawson Campbell, Henagar, Ala., and Andrew Smart, Pisgah, Ala., five bass, 13-13

 

Rounding out the top 10 teams were:

 

  4th:       Rehobeth High School, Rehobeth, Ala. – Drew Cumbie, Dothan, Ala., and Brandon Quattlebaum, Taylor, Ala., five bass, 13-1

  5th:       George Rogers Clark High School, Winchester, Ky. – Noah Lake and Alex Dunaway, both of Winchester, Ky., five bass, 13-1

  6th:        Bloomington South High School, Bloomington, Ind. – Granger Pollert and Brayden Stotler both of Bloomington, Ind., four bass, 12-14

  7th:       Mortimer Jordan High School, Kimberly, Ala. – Daniel Meadows, Warrior Ala., and Aaron Stephens, Kimberly, Ala., five bass, 12-13

  8th:       Hueytown High School, Hueytown, Ala. – Micah McDonald and Steven Corvin, both of Bessemer, Ala., five bass, 12-10

  9th:       Holtville Anglers – Cade Law and Daniel Sommer, both of Deatsville, Ala., five bass, 12-8

  10th:     Jemison High School, Jemison, Ala. – Blake Davenport, Jemison, Ala., and Wesley Gore, Clanton, Ala., five bass, 12-3

 

Complete results from the event and photos of the top five teams can be found at FLWFishing.com.

 

The 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mitchell Open was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12, open to any Student Angler Federation (SAF) affiliated high school club in the United States. The top 10 percent of each Challenge, Open, and state championship field will advance to the High School Fishing National Championship. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.

 

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 2018 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. At the 2017 World Finals more than $60,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded.

Full schedules and the latest announcements are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and FLWFishing.com.

 

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 2018 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW and their partners conduct 286 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal, and South Africa. 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.

 

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