Pictured are participants in the Golden Tiger Anglers “Fish Out High School” tournament. Front row (L to R): Dylan Hatton; Jace Gallagher - third place and lunker winner; Grayson Moore; Abby Burks; Hayden Suddith; Justin Rikard; Samuel Evans - first place winner; and Colton Cox. Back row (L to R): Dennis Hatton – boat captain; Joe Gallagher – boat captain; Sandy Evans – sponsor; Rip Richardson – boat captain; Mike Burks – boat captain; and Leo Johnson – boat captain. Photo contributed.
Pictured are participants in the Golden Tiger Anglers “Fish Out High School” tournament. Front row (L to R): Dylan Hatton; Jace Gallagher - third place and lunker winner; Grayson Moore; Abby Burks; Hayden Suddith; Justin Rikard; Samuel Evans - first place winner; and Colton Cox. Back row (L to R): Dennis Hatton – boat captain; Joe Gallagher – boat captain; Sandy Evans – sponsor; Rip Richardson – boat captain; Mike Burks – boat captain; and Leo Johnson – boat captain. Photo contributed.

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Golden Tiger Anglers host tournament

Published 3:53pm Sunday, November 17, 2013

The Russellville High School Golden Tiger Anglers hosted a “Fish Out High School” tournament on Pickwick Lake on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Riverfront Ramp in Sheffield.

Golden Tiger Anglers sponsor Sandy Evans said there were six schools that participated in the tournament including Belgreen High School, Colbert Heights High School, Phil Campbell High School, Brooks High School, Muscle Shoals High School and Russellville High School.

Out of those six schools, there were 46 students in 25 boats who participated in the event.

RHS’s own Samuel Evans took home the first-place award in the individual category with 8.49 pounds.

Martin McCravy of Brooks High School came in second place with 7.47 pounds, and Jace Gallagher of RHS, came in third with a lunker weight of 4.71 pounds and a total weight of 7.08 pounds.

The Golden Tiger Anglers won overall with a top three team weight of 18.18 pounds.

The RHS student anglers who participated in the tournament were Samuel Evans, Colton Cox, Jace Gallagher, Adam Mitchell, Luke Henson, Grayson Moore, Hayden Suddith, Abby Burks, Justin Rikard and Dylan Hatton.

“We just want to congratulate our student anglers and thank all the schools who came out to our ‘Fish Out High School’ tournament,” Evans said.

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