Harmony High Wins FLW Okeechobee Open TournamentHarmony High Wins FLW Okeechobee Open Tournament Harmony High Wins FLW Okeechobee Open Tournament
CLEWISTON, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2018) – The Harmony High School duo of Grady Johnson and Dawson Turner, both of St. Cloud, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 20 pounds, 1 ounce to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Okeechobee Open.
A field of 26 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Roland and Mary Ann Martins Marina in Clewiston. In FLW/TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.
The top two teams on Lake Okeechobee that advanced to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship were:
1st: Harmony High School, St. Cloud, Fla. – Grady Johnson and Dawson Turner, both of St. Cloud, Fla., five bass, 20-1
2nd: Union County High School, Blairsville, Ga. – Coby Thompson and Colby Elliot, both of Blairsville, Ga., five bass, 14-3
Rounding out the top 10 were:
3rd: Osceola High School, Kissimmee, Fla. – Clint Leonard and Caden McCammon, St. Cloud, Fla., five bass, 10-1
4th: Bassinators – Cayden Oltman, Richfield, Minn., and Nehemiah Glenn, Lakeville, Minn., five bass, 9-6
5th: Tioga High School, Tioga, La. – Kolton Mitchell, Dry Prong, La., and Rylon Ganey, Pineville, La., five bass, 9-3
6th: Okeechobee High School, Okeechobee, Fla. – David Daniel and Cody Wojcieszak, both of Okeechobee, Fla., five bass, 9-0
7th: Moore Haven High School, Moore Haven, Fla. – Caleb White, Clewiston, Fla., and Brice Prowant, Moore Haven, Fla., five bass, 9-0
8th: Bassinators – Conrad Couden, Fort Myers, Fla., and Solomon Glenn, Lakeville, Minn., five bass, 8-12
9th: Marion County Bass Masters – Zack Barrera, Morriston, Fla., and Alexander Cook, Ocala, Fla., five bass, 8-7
10th: Bartow High School, Bartow, Fla. – Bryson Royer, Bartow, Fla., and Dawson Troutt, Lakeland, Fla., five bass, 7-12
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