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Boulder City High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mead Open Presented by Costa Sunglasses

Boulder City High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mead Open Presented by Costa Sunglasses
The Boulder City High School duo of Izec Easter and Corey Williams, both of Boulder City, Nevada, brought three bass to the scale weighing 5 pounds, 8 ounces to win the 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mead Open presented by Costa Sunglasses.

HENDERSON, Nev. (Mar. 4, 2019) – The Boulder City High School duo of Izec Easter and Corey Williams, both of Boulder City, Nevada, brought three bass to the scale Sunday weighing 5 pounds, 8 ounces to win the 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mead Open presented by Costa Sunglasses.

Five high-school teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Callville Bay Resort & Marina in Overton. The tournament was hosted by the City of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts and Tourism. In FLW and TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

The top team on Lake Mead that advanced to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship was: 

  1st: Boulder City High School, Boulder City, Nev. – of Izec Easter and Corey Williams, both of Boulder City, Nev., three bass, 5-8

Rounding out the top three were:

  2nd: Paradise Valley High School, Phoenix, Ariz. – Isaiah Rios, Phoenix Ariz., and Nicklaus Romero, Prescott, Ariz., one bass, 2-11

  3rd: Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. – Logan Vetter and Zachary Verbrugge, both of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., one  bass, 1-11

Complete results from the event can be found at FLWFishing.com.

The 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Mead Open presented by Costa Sunglasses 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.

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 2019 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW and their partners conduct more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa and Spain. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at FacebookTwitterInstagram, 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.

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