Student anglers on the Trigg County High School Fishing Team placed third Saturday at the third Student Angler Fishing tournament of the season on Kentucky and Barkley lakes.
The team of Trey Carr and Savannah Chambless caught five fish weighing 13 pounds, 10 ounces. Carr also landed the big bass weighing 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Boat captain was Steve Biggs.
Putting in at Kentucky Dam Marina, the group competed against 50 teams from McCracken, Marshall, Calloway, Dawson Springs, Ohio, Muhlenberg, Christian, Logan and Graves counties.
Also competing Anthony Ethridge and Dominick Sabatino who finished ninth with four fish weighing 10 pounds, 11 ounces. Boat captain was Edward Ethridge.
Mitchell Green and Christian Jones finished in 27th place with three fish weighing 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Boat captain was Scott Schrock.
Avery Harper and Dylan Stewart competed, but did not place in the tourney. Boat captain was Mo Oelker.
The team’s next tournament is March 27 at Kentucky Dam Marina.
Also competing this past weekend were Trigg County student anglers Hunter Shelton and Jordan Hampton. The pair finished 31st out of 97 boats in the four-day Kentucky BASS Nation Tournament on Lake Cumberland. Boat captain was Gary Houha.
Shelton and Hampton continue battling for Angler of the Year. They are currently in fifth place as they move into the final two tournaments.