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The first high school club tournament was held March 30th on Geist lake.
There were 3 high schools represented.

Bloomington south, Brown county and North Putnam.

We had 13 boats and 30 kids at the event.
 
Drew Doehla and Dane Davidson from Bloomington South brought 1 fish that weighed 3.10 to the scales.

Blake Albertson and his partner Tyler Moscrip of South brought 2 fish that weighed 3.05 lbs.



The First High School Event in Indiana held at Geist
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Christian Gholson brought 2 fish that weighed 3lbs to the scales for South.  

Jake Hardin and Ross Gardner from South brought 1 fished that weighed 2.06lbs. 

Austin Eley from Brown County high school had 1 fish that weighed 1.14 lbs.  

Tyler Land and his partner Dayton Land had 1 fish that weighed 1.08lbs. 

Thanks to all the boat captains for taking out all the kids.

Sincerely,
John Albertson
1st Place Team - Drew Doehla and Dane Davidson from Bloomington South
Drew Doehla from Bloomington South
Blake Albertson and his partner Tyler Moscrip of South brought 2 fish that weighed 3.05 lbs.
Austin Eley of Brown County
Christian Gholson of Bloomington South
The Indiana B.A.S.S Nation held the first annual Indiana State High school championship on Sept 7, 2013 at Patoka Lake
           The field was made up of 17 teams from 6 high Schools.  The schools were North Putnam , Bloomington South, Bloomington North, Eastern Greene, and Wabash valley high school club.
Matt Miller and Adrian Stafford won the event with 7.9lbs.  They also had big bass at 4.6 lbs. They were from Bloomington South.   Second place went to Blake Albertson and Evan Wheeler from South with 5.7 lbs.  These 4 boys will travel to the National High School tournament next July.

Miller and Stafford also qualified for the the Indiana State team and will join the adult team members when Indiana hosts the B.A.S.S Northern Divisional in 2014
Thrid place went to Chase Banister and John Weddle from Columbus North with 4.9 lbs.  Fourth place went to Cole Miles and Jordan Hobbs of South with 3.7lbs. Fifth place went to Jacob Coryea of South with 2.8lbs.  Sixth was Dayton and Tyler Land from North Putnam with 2.7 lbs. Seventh place was Greg Zellers and Bryant Larkin with 2.1 lbs from Wabash Valley club. Eighth  place Ian Byrd and Hank Ruff with 1.11 lbs for South, Ninth was Ross Gardner and Nick Bland with 1.09lbs from Bloomington South.
Bloomington South high School won the team event.

The First Annual Indiana B.A.S.S. Nation Indiana High School State championship held at Patoka
Bloomington H.S South Fishing Team won the team event
Matt Miller and Adrian Stafford won the event with 7.9lbs

I.B.N High School tournament trail held its first tournament of 2014 at Lake Monroe. Seven different high schools were represented with 46 student anglers competing.  Blake Seaton and Dyland Ennis representing Martinsville won the tournament with 3.1 lbs. Joey Gorham and Logan Earlywin also from Martinsville, took 2nd place with 3.0 lbs .  And representing Columbus East Gunner Jones and Zach Bolte were 3rd with 2.6 lbs.  The other schools competing were Bloomington North HS Bass club  , Bloomington South HS Bass club , Brown County HS Bass club, Wabash Valley HS Bass club and Adams County HS Bass club.


Indiana High School B.A.S.S. Nation Hosts the first tournament of 2014
Zach Bolte form Columbus East  2.6 lb
Thanks to Artesian Outdoors for providing tackle packs for all the kids and supporting high school fishing
Joey Gorham Martinsville High School with a 3 lb large mouth.
WE SET A NEW RECORD FOR PARTICIPATION, NEARLY DOUBLING LAST YEARS RECORD! WE HAD SO MANY PARTICIPANTS THAT WE HAD TO ADJUST THE SCORING SYSTEM FROM A 50 POINT SCALE TO A 100 POINT SCALE, BECAUSE WE RAN OUT OF POINTS. AWESOME!

WE HAD 43 HS TEAMS COMPETE AND 36 WEIGHED FISH.

WE HAD 3 JR TEAMS COMPETE AND ALL WEIGHED FISH.

WE HAD NO SHORT FISH AND UNBELIEVABLY NO DEAD FISH.

TOP 5 RESULTS  - HIGH SCHOOL

1ST-  ZACH BAUER / KONNOR FREESE - MARTINSVILLE ARTESIANS - 16.83 LBS

2ND - GRIFFIN FERNANDEZ / JOE KELLER - SOUTHEASTERN BASS ANGLERS - 15.51 LBS
3RD - JORDAN MULLIS / ADAM PUCKETT - SOUTHSIDE ANGLERS - 13.65 LBS

4TH - JOEY GORHAM / JD GORHAM - MARTINSVILLE ARTESIANS - 11.77 LBS

5TH - ETHAN HIGGINBOTHAM / JOSH LEROUX - SOUTHEASTERN BASS ANGLERS - 11.56 LBS

BIG BASS HS
GRIFFIN FERNANFEZ / JOE KELLER - SOUTHEASTERN BASS ANGLERS - 5.33 LBS

TOP 3 RESULTS JR
1ST - STOLTER / ELKINS - SOUTHSIDE ANGLERS - 5.70LBS
2ND - POLLERT / HARDIN - COLUMBUS EAST - 4.72 LBS
3RD - YOUNGER / JOHNSON - SOUTHSIDE ANGLERS - 2.11

BIG BASS JR
STOLTER / ELKINS - SOUTHSIDE ANGLERS - 4.18 LBS
THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS WHO HELPED YESTERDAY! I REALLY APPRECIATE WHAT YOU DO FOR THE KIDS!
SEE YOU AT MONROE ON 5/22/16!
TROY GORHAM
IBNHS YOUTH  / HS DIRECTOR
Zach Bauer/Konner Freese Martinsville Artesians 16.83
Griffin Fernandes/JoeKeller Southeastern Bass Anglers 15.51
Jordon Mullis/Adam Puckett Southside Anglers 13.65
IBN High School Kicks off 2016 season at Geist