Savannah Christian and Benedictine Making a Splash in GHSA Bass Fishing

By Prep Sports Report Staff | March 10, 2021

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Raiders Catching a lot of 1st place Bass Fishing Awards
The second of four Georgia High School Bass Fishing Qualifying Tournaments took place on February 13 at West Point Lake in Lagrange with 139 two-person teams/boats. Savannah Christian reeled in a first-place trophy and qualified for the state championship on Lake Lanier on May 8.

Raiders Matthew Gunn and Robert Miller won with five (5) bass that weighed 17.4 pounds. The team Gunn and Miller was the top team out of 18 two-person teams/boats to qualify for the state championship on Lake Lanier on May 8.

Raider Couey Snags 1st Place

This past weekend, at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery tournament. Radier Wiley Couey took first place with a final weight of 5lbs. 6oz. This was the Savannah Christian Prep Bass Fishing team's second tournament of the year.

BC'S Cadet ORTMAN Reels in Bass Fishing College Scholarship 
Did you know that there are only 17 colleges that offer Bass Fishing Scholarships in the United States, and two are in Georgia? Benedictine Military School senior John Michael Ortman reeled one of those schools and will sign a national letter of intent with Emmanuel College at 11:30 a.m. this Friday, March 12, in the BC Gym! Emmanuel and Brewton Parker are the two colleges in Georgia that have such a scholarship. Emmanuel Bass Fishing Head Coach Pam Wells will attend the ceremony. 

Photo Credits - Savannah Christian by GHSA Benedictine BC Public Relations Department

Optim Orthopedics supports Benedictine Military School athletics. Benedictine Military School's team doctor is Dr. David Sedory.  Remeber, Optim Orthopedics gets you back in the game!


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The "Coach" Karl DeMasi has been teaching and coaching for the past 35 years on all levels of academia and athletics. One of his hobbies has been writing, announcing and talking about sports. DeMasi has been involved in the Savannah Area sports scene since 1995, and he created the high school magazine "The Prep Sports Report" in 2000. In 2010, the "Coach" started broadcasting The Karl DeMasi Sports Report. He's still going strong, broadcasting on Facebook live and Twitter live every Saturday morning. You gotta love it!

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