UPCOMING EVENT: ABU GARCIA COLLEGE FISHING - 2020 - Harris Chain of Lakes

Thrall High School Wins on Rayburn

Thrall High School Wins on Rayburn
Ryan Grisham and Christian Dubec

The Thrall High School duo of Ryan Grisham of Taylor, Texas, and Christian Dubec, of Thrall, Texas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Sam Rayburn Reservoir Open.

A field of 57 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Cassels-Boykin Park in Zavalla. The tournament was hosted by the Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau. In FLW and TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

 

Top 10 teams 

 1st: Thrall High School, Thrall, Texas – Ryan Grisham, Taylor, Texas, and Christian Dubec, Thrall, Texas, five bass, 17-5

  2nd: Magnolia West High School, Magnolia, Texas – Jaxon Leonard and Christian Copher, both of Magnolia, Texas, five bass, 16-10

  3rd: North Forsyth High School, Cumming, Ga. – Paul Marks and Will Barronton, both of Cumming, Ga., five bass, 14-4

  4th: Dallas Christian School, Mesquite, Texas – Lane Seaman, Heath, Texas, and Nick Chaves, Combine, Texas, five bass, 14-0

  5th: Central High School, Central, La. – Aaron Maroney and Jacob Childress, both of Mansfield, La., five bass, 13-5

  6th: Benton High School, Benton, La. – Peyton Grantham, Benton, La., and Tanner Underwood, Bossier City, La., five bass, 13-2

  7th: Calvary Baptist Academy, New Braunfels, Texas – Jackson Gregory, Shreveport, La., and John Kyle Pearce, Frierson, La., five bass, 12-5

  8th: West Sabine High School, Pineland, Texas – Hunter Muncrief, Pineland, Texas, and Landen McCary, Bronson, Texas, five bass, 12-5

  9th: Huntington High School, Huntington, Texas – River Johnson, Lufkin, Texas, and Brenton Peters, Huntington, Texas, five bass, 12-1

  10th: Harleton High School, Harleton, Texas – Kenneth Clark and Garrett Handlin, both of Diana, Texas, five bass, 10-15

(The top five teams advanced to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship)

Complete results

 

The 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Sam Rayburn Reservoir 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 2019 High School Fishing National Championship on a body of water that has yet to be revealed. 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 open high school bass tournament, the 2019 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. At the 2018 World Finals more than $150,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded.

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

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