SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY BASS CLUB WINS BASS PRO SHOPS FLW HIGH SCHOOL FISHING RAYSTOWN LAKE OPEN PRESENTED BY COSTA
HESSTON, Pa. (Sept. 24, 2018) – The Susquehanna Valley Bass Club duo of Cadin Sheesley and Gavin Enders, both of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Raystown Lake Open presented by Costa.
According to post-tournament reports, the duo caught their limit by working a green-pumpkin-colored worm very slowly on the lower end of Raystown, near the dam.
A field of 20 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Seven Points Marina. 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 Raystown Lake that advanced to the 2018 High School Fishing National Championship were:
1st: Susquehanna Valley Bass Club, Lewisburg, Pa. – Cadin Sheesley and Gavin Enders, both of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania., five bass, 15-5
2nd: Central High School, Martinsburg, Pa. – Kasey Imler and Ken Imler, both of East Freedom, Pa., five bass, 15-2
Rounding out the top 10 teams were:
3rd: Susquehanna Valley Bass Club, Lewisburg, Pa. – Dylan Edwards, Milton, Pa., and Zachary Stroud, South Williamsport, Pa., five bass, 14-15
4th: Archbishop Curley High School, Baltimore, Md. – Reed Barra and Travis Nale, both of Pasadena, Md., five bass, 12-9
5th: Central High School, Martinsburg, Pa. – Hunter Klutz and Gerald Brumbaugh, both of Martinsburg, Pa., five bass, 12-3
6th: Lancaster Junior Hog Hunters – Ben Wright, Lititz, Pa., and Andrew Fields, Myerstown, Pa., five bass, 11-6
7th: Berkeley Springs High School, Bath, W.Va. – Landon Harrington and Sam Ambrose, both of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., five bass, 10-11
8th: Camp Hill High School, Camp Hill, Pa. – Andrew Zulli and Casey Zulli, both of Camp Hill, Pa., five bass, 8-9
9th: Susquehanna Valley Bass Club, Lewisburg, Pa. – Tyler Mowery and Dominic Cecco, both of Winfield, Pa., five bass, 8-8
10th: Chambersburg High School, Chambersburg, Pa. – Dylan Barefoot and Carson Forrester, both of Chambersburg, Pa., five bass, 7-12
Complete results from the event can be found at FLWFishing.com.
The 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Raystown Lake Open presented by Costa was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12, open to any Student Angler Federation (SAF) affiliated high school club in the United States. The top 10 percent of each Challenge, Open, and state championship field will advance to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship on a body of water that has yet to be revealed. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.
In addition to the High School Fishing National Championship, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest open high school bass tournament, the 2019 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. At the 2018 World Finals more than $150,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded.