CPHS Fishing: Two Sandite teams place top-ten at OBN State Championship

Five teams and ten anglers from Charles Page High School competed at a pair of Oklahoma Bass Nation High School events this past weekend. The fifth OBN Trail event was held Saturday on Lake Texoma, followed by the State Championship on Sunday.

Mack Taylor and Reese David had the best performance overall for Sand Springs, catching the five-fish limit both days. They placed 26th on Saturday with 10.44 pounds and 9th on Sunday with 13.07 pounds. Both were season-best performances.

Kyle and Kale Hilligoss also caught the limit both days. On Saturday they hauled in 9.03 pounds for 32nd and on Sunday they had a season-best 13.00 pounds for 10th place.

Austin Smith and Joe Nelson had their best performance of the season Saturday, placing 18th with five fish weighing 11.99 pounds. On Sunday they caught five fish weighing 9.13 pounds for 22nd place.

Seth Kearns and Cole Scott caught a season-best five fish weighing 10.69 pounds for 25th place on Saturday. On Sunday they took 36th with two fish weighing 5.59 pounds.

Hayden King and Collin Brady caught a 1.74 pound fish on Saturday for 61st. On Sunday they caught two fish totaling 3.25 pounds for 46th.

Grove High School’s Kade Sharp and Josh Glenn won the Saturday event with 19.50 pounds. Central Oklahoma’s Hunter and Cameron Meadows won the State Championship handily with an 18.52-pound haul. Westmoore duo Jaxon Hanson and Seth Lee came in runner-up with 15.93 pounds.

The top-two teams from the Championship will advance to the National Tournament. Several of the top-placing teams from the Trail standings will also qualify. Final Trail standings and National qualifiers have yet to be announced.