Pike County Wins MLF High School Fishing Tournament on Guntersville

May 2, 2023
High School Fishing Tournaments

A field of 70 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament. In MLF High School Fishing competition, the top 10% of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

The top seven teams that advanced to the 2023 High School Fishing National Championship are:

                1st: Pike County High School, Zebulon, Ga. – Joe Haren and Cohen Smith, five bass, 20-3
                2nd: Albert P Brewer High School, Somerville, Ala. – Murphy Childer and Ryder Colee, five bass, 18-3
                3rd: South Forsyth High School, Cumming, Ga.  – Fisher Edwards and Christian Wehman, five bass, 17-6
                4th: Trion High School, Trion, Ga. – Rayne Melton and Ethan Willingham, five bass, 16-12
                5th: Alabama Bass Academy – Fisher Anaya and Lake Johnson, five bass, 15-12
                6th: Kaneland High School, Maple Park, Ill. – J.D. McBroom and Carter Pjesky, five bass, 15-8

Rounding out the top 10 teams were:

                7th: North Paulding High School, Dallas, Ga. – Caden O’Neal and Matthew Wright, five bass, 15-6
                8th: Alabama Bass Academy – Caleb Edwards and Jackson Rollins, five bass, 15-3
                9th: Salem Community High School, Salem, Ill. – Seth Bailey and Brogan Gregg, five bass, 14-15
                10th: American Christian Academy – Cole McAusland and Lawson Sudduth, five bass, 14-12