GHS Fishing Teams Head to National Championship
Grissom High School anglers took first and second place in the Alabama Student Anglers Bass Fishing Association’s (ASABFA) State Championship held on Lake Neely Henry in June. Luke Salvail and Tyler Seikel won first place with a two-day combined weight of 19.34 pounds, while Brody Mitchell and Eli Dix took second place with a combined two-day weight of 18.41 pounds.
High school teams from across the state competed in a series of tournaments during the school year to qualify for the event. 177 teams participated in the two-day competition. The two teams from Grissom which secured first and second place in the ASABFA state championship have now earned coveted spots to compete in the Bassmaster High School National Championship.
Teams from throughout the country will head to Anderson, SC to compete in the event from August 11-13 on Lake Hartwell. Of the 13,000 high school B.A.S.S. members nationwide, approximately 275 teams qualified for the national championship. Each team consists of 2 high school anglers, along with a qualified boat captain.
If you would like to follow their progress and cheer these Grissom anglers on in the competition, please visit the 2022 Bassmaster HS Championship website.