Local Anglers win scholarships for College
Dayton, TN — The Rhea County Alliance, Bryan College and Madisonville Marine combined to award over $8000.00 to Alliance Fishing Tournament winners in High School and Junior High level. 18 boats with 35 local middle school and high school students participated in the tournament.
Andon Goins brought in 13.52 pounds with 5 fish caught in two days and Co-Angler Caitlyn Masengale brought in 4 fish weighing 9.22 lbs. Blake Wheat and Will Travis were close behind with 12.68 pounds with 5 fish weighed in for Blake and 3 fish for 6.73 lbs for Will. The big fish(4.46 lbs) weighed in on the day one belonged to Blake Wheat and the big fish on day 2 belonged to Dillon Nelson(4.68 lbs.)
In the High School division, Angler Ridge Boofer weighed in 7.40 pounds(3 fish) and Co-Angler Dillon nelson weighed in 11.78 lbs(4 fish) to win.
The Rhea Alliance was formed in 2013 by Spring City Chamber’s Jim Reed and Dayton Chamber’s Vaughn Berger.
Junior High Division:
$250.00 College Starter Fund for first place finishers: Angler Andon Goins Co-angler: Caitlin Masengale.
High School Division:
$1000.00 scholarship & $2500.00 Bryan Scholarship to 1st place winners, Angler Ridge Boofer and Co-Angler Dillon Nelson.
$500 Scholarship from Madisonville Marine to both 2nd place winners, Angler Brandsford Dean and Co-Angler Austin Goins.
Participating in the tournament this year were:
|JR HIGH DIVISION|
|HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION|