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WCHS anglers pull in slots for BASS Nationals
Warren County anglers Asa Robertson, left, and Blake Delong qualified for the national championship in June having earned 508 points, placing sixth in the top 20.
The WCHS anglers were fishing for pride of place, plus a slot in the BASS High School National Championship in June this past weekend in Winchester, competing on Tims Ford Lake.Finishing in third place overall was the team of Samuel and Matthew Vandagriff, who tallied 567 points over the qualifying events held in various locations in the Middle Tennessee area. Finishing not far behind the Vandagriff brothers were the team of Blake Delong and Asa Robertson who were in sixth place with 508 points, judged in each event by total weight and size of fish.The placing puts both teams in the BASS High School National Championship taking place in Paris, TN June 22-24. Only 20 teams from Tennessee qualified.“Not only one, but two, teams qualified out of hundreds of boats for the nationals,” said WCHS fishing team sponsor J.W. Holt.