Sand Springs High School fishing makes strong showing at OBN State Championship

By: Virgil Noah, Marketing Director

Three Charles Page High School Bass Fishing teams took to the waters of Lake Keystone Saturday to compete in the Oklahoma Bass Nation High School State Championships. Braden Millican and Ty Steelman came in 12th out of 40 boats in the single day event, catching four fish totaling 9.68 pounds. According to Coach Bradley Millican the team experienced some mechanical problems with the boat and were unable to fish certain areas because of those troubles.

Caden Pennington and John Miller finished in 14th place. Sand Springs They also caught four bass, which weighed in at 9.45 pounds. Pennington and Miller were ranked 16th out of 42 teams after the Oklahoma Bass Nation season. Hunter Hilger and Noah Daczewitz, who sat at 9th place in the standings after the OBN season finished, experienced some motor trouble with their boat as well, but that didn't stop them from netting four bass as well. They finished in 17th place with a total weight of 8.88 pounds. 

It was an impressive showing from the Sand Springs teams, each finishing in the upper half of the field. The Championship was won by Mannford Team #2, McCrackin and Baker, who caught four fish with a total weight of over 14 pounds.