This past Saturday, January 23, was the first GHSA High School Varsity Fishing Tournament. Bass Fishing is now officially a Varsity Sport. The tournament was held here at home on Lake Seminole with six schools competing for the heaviest bag of bass. Each school was allotted up to six teams in the tournament.
The Bainbridge High School BassCats were able to not only qualify five teams for the State Championship, but also, the team of Bowynn Brown and Shane Dill won the tournament with a weight of 25 lbs and 15 oz.! The team of Garyn King and Garrett Cox came in 5th with a weight of 15 lbs and 6 oz.
Teams also qualifying for GHSA State:
Caleb Reynolds and Lex Thompson
Gage Sellars and Brock Lewis
Reece Conley and Ashton Aldridge