JR/HS Alabama River Tournament
Alabama Bass Federation, Inc., conducted a Junior / High School Tournament on Alabama River, Cooters Pond, Prattville, AL on 1/28/2017. Junior and High School anglers representing Prattville Christian Academy, Ft Payne Wildcats, Springvalley School, Plainview High School, Indian Springs School, Gardendale Rockets, Fairview High School and Sandrock High School participated in the tournament. These young anglers braved the cold morning start and endured the chilly weather during day. Water conditions were high with a strong current following the recent rains.
At the conclusion of tournament in the Junior Division, Everett Jones of Prattville Christian academy grabbed top honors with a weight of 8.06 lbs. Following in second was Will Helmes of Ft Payne Wildcats with 4.13. Lane Clark of Ft Payne Wildcats was third and finishing fourth was Garrett Jurkofsky of Prattville Christian Academy.
In the High School Division, the team of Kaylon Hardy and Benjamin Echols took the lead with an impressive limit that pushed the scales to 19.06. Finishing in second place was the team of Colton Cash and Ethan Clanton of Sandrock High School with 12.07, third was another Sandrock High School team of Grant and Brody Robison with 11.14 and rounding out the top four of the High School Division was Austin brown of Plainview High School.