Edina High School Wins Minnesota State High School Fishing Championship on Lake Waconia
The win earned the team the title of state champions and qualified the team to compete in a future High School Fishing conference championship.
The top two teams that advanced to a future conference championship were:
1st: Edina High School Nick Montilino and Ross Kellermeier, five bass, 18-4
2nd: Osseo High School Jake Saterbak and Dalton West, five bass, 15-11
Rounding out the top 10 teams were:
3rd: Brainerd High School Isaac Johnson and Ryan Hooper, five bass, 15-4
4th: Roseville High School Kaleb Seeger and Zachary Seeger, five bass, 15-4
5th: Belle Plaine High/Lakeville South High Shawn Anderson and Isaiah Wimbley, five bass, 14-14
6th: Bloomington Jefferson High School Matthew Waldron and Grant Johnson, five bass, 14-12
7th: Minnehaha Academy Davis Ryan and Alex Ramos, five bass, 12-15
8th: Prior Lake High School Jack Kons and Adam Ramsey, five bass, 12-6
9th: Orono High Shool Jake Gilmer and Keenan Reed, five bass, 12-6
10th: Orono High School/Wayzata High School Theo Petrie and Johnny Schissel, five bass, 11-6
Complete results can be found at HighSchoolFishing.org.
The 2014 Minnesota State High School Fishing Championship was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 9-12. The top 10 percent from each TBF/FLW state championship field will advance to a High School Fishing conference championship along with the top 3 teams from each of the six 2014 High School Fishing Opens that coincide with the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour. The top 10 percent of each conference championship field will then advance to the High School Fishing National Championship, coinciding with the TBF National Championship and an FLW Tour stop in the spring of 2015. 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 SAF members nationwide automatically qualify for the worlds largest high school bass tournament, the 2014 High School Fishing World Finals, held on Lake Dardanelle in Russelville, Ark., on July 15-19. At the 2013 World Finals more than $40,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded. Visit HighSchoolFishing.org for details.