Dover-Eyota High School Wins MLF Open Tournament on the Mississippi River

August 1, 2022
High School Fishing Archive

LA CROSSE, Wis. (Aug. 1, 2022) – The Dover-Eyota High School team of Brady Grupa of La Crescent, Minnesota, and Treyton Thesing of Eyota, Minnesota, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the MLF High School Fishing Open Tournament at the Mississippi River at La Crosse..

A field of 44 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Stoddard Park in Stoddard, Wisconsin. In MLF and The Bass Federation (TBF) High School Fishing competition, the top 10% of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

The top four teams that advanced to the 2022 High School Fishing National Championship are:

                1st: Dover-Eyota High School, Eyota, Minn. – Brady Grupa, La Crescent, Minn., and Treyton Thesing, Eyota, Minn., five bass, 14-5
                2nd: Kaneland High School, Maple Park, Ill. – J.D. McBroom, Saint Charles, Ill., and Carter Pjesky, Sugar Grove, Ill., five bass, 12-3
                3rd: Northeast Wisconsin Bass Club – Charlie Klug, Stevens Point, Wis., and John Kriz, Neenah, Wis., five bass, 11-9
                4th: Oregon High School, Oregon, Wis. – Cameron Gates and Nick Schaefer, both of Oregon, Wis., five bass, 11-0

Rounding out the top 10 teams are:

                5th: Century High School, Bismarck, N.D. – Ryan Bullinger and Logan Bullinger, both of Bismarck, N.D., four bass, 10-13
                6th: Anacoco High School, Anacoco, La. – Caleb Taylor and Chase Taylor, both of Anacoco, La., five bass, 9-12
                7th: McCracken County High School, Paducah, Ky. – Camden Baker and Harley Valerius, both of Paducah, Ky., four bass, 9-9
                8th: Caledonia High School, Caledonia, Minn. – Kody Schroeder and Eric Welscher, both of Caledonia, Minn., five bass, 9-2
                9th: Bangor High School, Bangor, Wis. – Mason Buehler, Bangor, Wis,. and Bradyn Glasspoole, Rockland, Wis., four bass, 7-12
                10th: Broken Bow High School, Broken Bow, Okla. – Jace Anderson, Broken Bow, Okla., and Ty Downs, Newkirk, Okla., four bass, 7-3