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Alhambra Bulldawg Bassin Wins U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing at the California Delta

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 27 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified May 19th, 2021 at 9:42 AM

OAKLEY, Calif. (May 18, 2021) – The Alhambra Bulldawg Bassin duo of Luke Beaty and Emmett Gargaro, both of Martinez, California, won the U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing at the California Delta Presented by Googan Baits on Sunday in Oakley, California. The event was hosted by the City of Oakley and the victory advanced the winning team to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship.

TOP 20 RESULTS

RANK
SCHOOL/CLUB NAME/CITY
ANGLER NAME(S)
BASS
WEIGHT

1st
Alhambra Bulldawg Bassin*

Luke Beaty
Emmett Gargaro
5
23-6

2nd
Delta Teen Team*
Hunter Binns
Guy Laackmann
5
19-11

3rd
Heritage High School*
Asher Haynes
Sean O’Malley
5
18-3

4th
Delta Teen Team*
Max Gonzalez
Tyler Wood
5
18-2

5th
Rio Vista*
Daniel Hurley
Dominic Vieira
5
18-0

6th
Grizzly Bass Masters*
Lucas Gerondakis
Jon Loya
5
16-7

7th
Grizzly Bass Masters*
Sam Houston
Riley Malonoey
5
16-5

8th
Roosevelt*
Chee Moua Vang
Keith Yang
5
16-4

9th
Liberty High School*
Joaquin Elliott
Vince Fonte
5
14-14

10th
Freedom*
Tyler Hurney
Silas Jones
5
14-8

11th
Lake County HS Fishing Club*
Joey Gentle
Justin Gentle
5
14-5

12th
SO CAL Junior Bass Anglers*
Connor Dreas
Tyler Parks
5
14-5

13th
SO CAL Junio Bass Anglers*
Logan Howarter
Kaine Navarro
5
14-0

14th
Vista Del Lago*
Christopher Gritts
Westly Gritts
5
13-12

15th
Del Oro
Wyatt Holthaus
Ryan Vinci
5
13-11

16th
Livermore
Jadrien Garcia
Colin Perotti
5
13-8

17th
NOR CAL Junior Bass Club
Ian Maynard
Arian Valencia
5
12-13

18th
Delta Teen Team
Maxwell Kaneko
Sam Shimabukuro
5
12-7

19th
San Joaquin Bassmasters
Zackary Anderson
Joshua Marlin
5
12-0

20th
Oakdale
Michael Brush
Levi Duesterhaus
4
11-4

*The top 20% of teams advance to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship. (This event was a double qualifier, combining the MLF Open and the TBF California State Championship.)

Complete results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

2021 UPCOMING QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing Sam Rayburn Open
June 5
Potomac River, Marbury, Md.
The Commissioners of Charles County MD

2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship & World Finals
Jun. 30 – Jul. 3
Lake Hartwell, Anderson, S.C.
Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau

The first 25 high school teams that enter each U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournament will receive a free Favorite Fishing package, including one Favorite Fishing casting rod and reel, one Favorite Fishing spinning rod and reel, six packs of Googan Baits and two Favorite Fishing hats, a total package value of $230. Most tournaments will also be hosted by a Bass Pro Tour angler or Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler, giving high school students the chance to meet the sport’s top pros. As an added bonus, the winning team at each tournament will receive a guided fishing trip with their pro angler host.

U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournaments are free, two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12 and are open to any MLF and Student Angler Federation-affiliated high school club. The top 10 percent of teams at each Open event along with the TBF High School Fishing state championships will advance to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship. The U.S. Army High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.

In addition to the U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest open high school bass tournament, the 2021 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. More than $2.8 million in scholarships and prizes were offered at the 2020 World Finals.

Full schedules and the latest announcements, photos and articles are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and MajorLeagueFishing.com.

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