BassCats start season atop the podium

Published 4:52 pm Friday, September 23, 2016


The Bainbridge High BassCats started their 2016-17 season by sweeping the podium in both the junior and senior divisions. The season opening tournament, which was held Aug. 27, features 40 student anglers and 22 boat captains.

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In the junior division, Owen Richards brought home first place with a total weight of 9.1 pounds. He also caught the big fish of the day, a 6.4-pound monster. Bowynn Brown finished second in the junior division with a total weight of 5.12 pounds. Gage Sellers was third with a combined weight of 2.1 pounds.

In the senior division, Caleb Reynolds claimed the top podium spot with a combined weight of 5.9 pounds. Griffin long finished in second with a combined weight of 5.1 pounds, narrowly beating out Dalton Harrell who’s combined weight of 5 pounds was good for third.

The BassCats will compete next on Oct. 1 out of Paramore’s Landing.