NORTH ZAVALLA, Texas (June 24, 2014) – The Texas Student Angler Federation high-school team of Dillon Harrell and Brendan Reavis brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 22 pounds, 11 ounces to win the 2014 Texas State High School Fishing Open on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The win advanced the team to the High School Fishing Southern Conference Championship held on the Red River in October.
The top three teams on that advanced to the conference championship were:
1st: Texas Student Angler Federation – Dillon Harrell and Brendan Reavis, five bass, 22-11
2nd: Texas Student Angler Federation – Michael Snook and Josh Perrin, five bass, 16-14
3rd: Broaddus High School – Hunter Curry and Josh Russell, five bass, 15-0
Rounding out the top-10 teams were:
4th: Corrigan-Camden High School – Hank Bostock and Calvin Burks, five bass, 14-2
5th: Texas Student Angler Federation – Kyle Dragulski and Austin Dupree, five bass, 13-14
6th: Texas Student Angler Federation – Matthew Bowden and Bo McGraw, four bass, 13-14
7th: Era High School – Travis Lyons and Tanner Lyons, five bass, 13-10
8th: Buna High School – Tanner Cox, five bass, 13-6
9th: Crandall High School – Cody Benson and Collin Head, five bass, 12-12
10th: Twin City High School – Spencer Lambert and Cole Roberts, five bass, 12-9
Complete results can be found at HighSchoolFishing.org.
The 2014 Texas State High School Fishing Open was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 9-12. The top three teams from each SAF High School Fishing Open held this season will advance to a High School Fishing conference championship along with the top 10 percent of each state championship field. The top 10 percent of each conference championship field will then advance to the High School Fishing National Championship coinciding with the TBF National Championship and an FLW Tour stop in the spring of 2015. The High School Fishing national champions each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.
In addition to the High School Fishing National Championship, all SAF members nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest high school bass tournament, the 2014 High School Fishing World Finals, held on Lake Dardanelle in Russelville, Ark., on July 15-19. At the 2013 World Finals more than $40,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded. Visit HighSchoolFishing.org for details.
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FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2014 over the course of 229 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW” television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.