Richmond Hill Anglers Champion and Behringer hook a GHSA state qualifier

By Prep Sports Report Staff | January 25, 2023

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Richmond Hill, GA: Richmond Hill high school's Branton Champion and Jackson Behringer placed second in the first Georgia High School Association bass fishing tournament held Saturday, January 21, 2023, on Lake Seminole. The pair have qualified for the state championship.


Champion and Behringer's catch weighed 20 pounds 4 ounces at the first GHSA qualifier. The season-opening event drew 251 boats. The top 30 boats qualify for the GHSA Bass fishing championships on May 20, 2023, at Clarks Hill Lake in Thomson, Georgia.



There will be three more GHSA state bass fishing qualifiers. They are on February 18 at Lake Oconee, March 18 at West Point, and April 15 in Hartwell at Tugaloo State Park.

PHOTO CREDIT: RHHS Bass fishing twitter page

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