Sandite Bass Fishing sees success at Eufala tournaments

Hunter Hilger and Noah Daczewitz placed top-ten both days and first on Saturday. SUBMITTED.

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Several fishing teams from Charles Page High School competed at the Oklahoma Bass Nation High School tournaments on Lake Eufala this weekend. Two teams placed top-ten on both days and one team took first place Saturday in a crowded competition with more than a hundred boats in the water.

Noah Daczewitz and Hunter Hilger placed first out of 108 boats on Saturday, catching four fish totaling 16.15 pounds, for the first Sandite  victory ever and the heaviest Sandite catch ever. On Sunday they placed seventh out of 114 teams with four fish totaling 11.09 pounds.

Seth Kearns and Cole Scott placed ninth on Saturday, catching four fish totaling 11.22 pounds, then took tenth on Sunday with four fish totaling 10.35 pounds. 

John Miller and Caden Pennington placed 26th on Saturday, catching two fish totaling 6.31 pounds, and 18th on Sunday with four fish totaling 9.16. 

Kyle and Kale Hilligoss placed 30th on Saturday with one fish. Fortunately for them, it was the biggest fish caught by anyone Saturday at 5.09 pounds. 

Jerret Haley and Corbin Williams placed 21st on Saturday, catching three fish totaling 7.66 pounds.

Braden Millican and Ty Steelman couldn't make it out Saturday due to a baseball tournament, but placed 26th on Sunday. They caught four fish totaling 7.94 pounds. 

The Sandites will return to action on the 30th at Lake Tenkiller for the OBN State Championship.