Trigg County anglers Hunter Shelton and Jordan Hampton finished second in a Student Angler Fishing Open tournament on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri this week.

Shelton and Hampton landed five fish for 17 pounds to qualify them for the SAF National Championship this summer on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, South Carolina. The championship is slated for June 30 through July 3.

The rest of the Trigg County High School Fishing Team fished this weekend on Kentucky and Barkley Lake, launching from Kentucky Dam Marina. Total number of teams fishing was 67 from various schools around western Kentucky.

Finishing in second place was Mitchell Green and Christian Jones, who bagged five fish weighing 11 pounds, 13 ounces.

Thomas Hawkins and Brayden Jones caught three fish weighing 7 pounds to finish in 14th place.

Trey Carr and Savannah Chambless finished in 20th place with two fish weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces.

Teammates Anthony Ethridge and Dominick Sabatino caught two fish weighing 4 pounds, 2 ounces to finish 27th overall.

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