Alhambra High School Wins U.S. Army High School Fishing Open at Lake Havasu Presented by Googan Baits

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 18 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Sep 28th, 2021 at 9:14 PM

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (Sept. 27, 2021) – The Alhambra High School duo of Luke Beaty and Emmett Gargaro, both of Martinez, California, won the U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Open at Lake Havasu Presented by Googan Baits on Sunday in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

The event was hosted by Go Lake Havasu and the victory advanced the winning team to the 2022 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK
SCHOOL/CLUB NAME/CITY
ANGLER NAME
BASS
WEIGHT

1st
Alhambra High School, Martinez, Calif.*
Luke Beaty & Emmett Gargaro, Martinez, Calif.
5
13-3

2nd
Paso Robles High School, Paso Robles, Calif.*
Kyle Goldstein, Paso Robles, Calif.
Jayden Lintner, Arroyo Grande, Calif.
5
10-14

3rd
Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Zachary Verbrugge & Brandon Verbrugge, both of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
4
10-8

4th
Alhambra High School, Martinez, Calif.
Alex Perez & Anthony Trapani, both of Martinez, Calif.
5
9-10

5th
Oakdale High School, Oakdale, Calif.
Troy Cox & Zane Ravalin, both of Oakdale, Calif.
3
8-6

6th
Oakdale High School, Oakdale, Calif
Tristan Pruitt & Aiden Saso, both of Oakdale, Calif.
3
8-3

7th
Green Valley High School, Henderson, Nev.
Carter Doren, Las Vegas, Nev.
Logan Maltese, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
5
7-11

8th
Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, Ariz
Steven Brady & Daniel McCoy, both of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
1
5-14

9th
Oakdale High School, Oakdale, Calif
John Vierra & Richard Whitesel, both of Oakdale, Calif.
3
5-13

10th
Lake Havasu High School, Lake Havasu City, Ariz
Carson Balboni & Corbin Horvath, both of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
2
4-15

*National Championship Qualifier. The top 10% of teams advance to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship

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

2022 UPCOMING QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

2022 U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship & World Finals
June 22-25, 2022
Pickwick Lake & Wilson Lake
Florence-Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

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.

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 are also 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.

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 2022 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 2021 World Finals.

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

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