Bass Club Competes in First Tournament of the Year


Dakota Cook (left) and Bryce Everest (right) posing with their fish. They scored 10th place out of 127 teams with an end-weight of 7.95 divided amongst 5 fish.

Jude Ratcliff, Managing Editor

The  bass team competed in their first competition on Saturday at Lake Tyler.

“Our goals for this season are to take the Team of the Year, have our teams advance to regionals, and Lindale to bring in another state championship,” bass club president Kimberlee Cook said.

Lindale had 13 teams compete in the Texas High School Bass Association East Division tournament. A total of 127 teams competed in the first event of the season.

“[I’m] excited for every tournament,” junior Alaina Sandine said. “I don’t have any expectations, [because] I just hope Lindale places high in the division ranking.”

The scores for Lindale’s teams were as follows:

  • 10th-Dakota Cook & Bryce Everest weighing in 5 fish for 7.95 pounds
  • 23rd-Gavin Drewry & Aaron Sullivan weighing in 3 fish for 5.81 pounds
  • 24th-Riley Brown & Fernando Soto weighing 3 fish for 5.73 pounds
  • 38th-Blake Horton & Jackson Fugate weighing in 2 fish for 4.16 pounds
  • 41th-Cannon Terry & Will Hutchens weighing in 2 fish for 3.93 pounds
  • 59th-Luke Kallaher & Nicholas Chavez weighing in 1 fish for 2.40 pounds 
  • 75th- Kaegan Lowe weighing in 1 fish for 1.75 pounds
  • 78th-Alaina Sandine & Logan Newbold weighing 1 fish for 1.69 pounds