Marbury, Md. – The Linganore High School duo of Clifton Bennett of Damascus, Maryland, and Garyden Scibila of Hagerstown, Maryland, won the U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Open at the Potomac River Presented by Googan Baits on Saturday in Marbury, Maryland.
The event was hosted by the Charles County Board of Commissioners and the victory advanced the winning team to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|RANK||SCHOOL/CLUB NAME/CITY||ANGLER NAME||BASS||WEIGHT|
|1st||Linganore High School*||Clifton Bennett, Damascus, Md.|
Grayden Scibilia, Hagerstown, Md.
|2nd||Fishaholics Bass Club||Trenton Carey, York Springs, Pa.|
Josh Kaufman, Marysville, Pa.
|3rd||Carroll Fish Hawks||Peter Sheggrud, Phoenix, Md.|
Haden Sisk, Reisterstown, Md.
|4th||Capital City Jr. Bass Masters||Wade Detweiler, Dillsburg, Pa.|
Jacob Vanscoik, Dauphin, Pa.
|5th||Pequannock Township||Dylan Aulbach, Monroe Twp., N.J.|
Nicholas Dellaporta, Pequannock, N.J.
|6th||Jr. Potomac River Bassmasters||Jarren Crowder, Clearspring, Md.|
Kyle Petrisko, Kearneysville, W. Va.
|7th||New Breed Bassers||Kyle Gilson, Cedarville, N.J.|
Billy Whitehead IV, Cedarville, N.J.
|8th||Bass Legends BBT||Joey Booker, Elkton, Md.|
Spencer Grishkot, Abingdon, Md.
|9th||Bass Legends BBT||Chris Nolte, Bowie, Md.|
Alex Walsberg, Chester Springs, Pa.
|10th||Madison County||Austin Blow, Rochelle, Va.|
Mason Brunner, Madison, Va.
*National Championship Qualifier. The top 10% of teams advance to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship
Complete results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.
2021 UPCOMING QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship & World Finals||Jun. 30 – Jul. 3||Lake Hartwell, Anderson, S.C.||Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau|
U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournaments are free, two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12 and are open to any MLF and Student Angler Federation-affiliated high school club. The top 10 percent of teams at each Open event along with the TBF High School Fishing state championships will advance to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship. The U.S. Army High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.
The first 25 high school teams that enter each U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournament will receive a free Favorite Fishing package, including one Favorite Fishing casting rod and reel, one Favorite Fishing spinning rod and reel, six packs of Googan Baits and two Favorite Fishing hats, a total package value of $230. Most tournaments will also be hosted by a Bass Pro Tour angler or Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler, giving high school students the chance to meet the sport’s top pros. As an added bonus, the winning team at each tournament will receive a guided fishing trip with their pro angler host.
In addition to the U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest open high school bass tournament, the 2021 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. More than $2.8 million in scholarships and prizes were offered at the 2020 World Finals.
Full schedules and the latest announcements, photos and articles are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and MajorLeagueFishing.com.